|Todayinah Ed. says, What if Bomber Harris' war crimes had caught up with him? If you're interested in viewing samples of my other work why not visit Todayinah site.|
Editor says, what if another kind of war criminal was on trial at Nuremberg? This article is predicated upon a German Victory. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
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Editor says, we transpose Goering's death with Harris in this post.
In our timeline his legacy has been challenged since his death in 1984 (ironically in a town called Goring, hence the post). Despite protests from Germany as well as some in Britain, the Bomber Harris Trust (an RAF veterans' organisation formed to defend the good name of their commander) erected a statue of him outside the RAF Church of St. Clement Danes, London in 1992. It was unveiled by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother who looked surprised when she was jeered by protesters, one of whom shouted "Harris was a war criminal". The line on the statue reads "The Nation owes them all an immense debt". The statue had to be kept under 24-hour guard for a period of months as it was often vandalised by protesters and iconoclasts. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.