How people rebuilt after the horrific firebombing of Dresden

Over two days and nights in February 1945, American and British bombers dropped 2,400 tons of high explosives and 1,500 tons of incendiary bombs on the German city of Dresden.

The barrage turned the cultural jewel of Saxony into a hellish inferno. A firestorm raged across the city, generating…

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5 thoughts on “How people rebuilt after the horrific firebombing of Dresden

  1. Great photos as usual.
    I went to Dresden in the early 1980s, when it was still in the DDR. We toured the city, and the fully restored Zwinger Palace too. Our guide was an elderly lady who had been in the city during the war. She still spoke about the fire-bombing, and the effect that it had on her as a teenager.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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