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Germany, UK, USA > Bombing of Dresden    February 13-15, 1945

 

 

 

 

Heavy incendiary bombs,

together with high explosives falling toward Dresden

as bombers attacked.

 

Photograph:

Photo12, via Getty Images

 

How Dresden Looked

After a World War II Firestorm 75 Years Ago

 

Germany commemorated 75 years

since the Allied bombing devastated the city.

But the milestone has taken on

new meaning with the rise of the far right.

February 13, 2020

The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bodies in the street after the Allied bombing.

 

Photograph: Keystone, via Getty Images

 

How Dresden Looked

After a World War II Firestorm 75 Years Ago

 

Germany commemorated 75 years

since the Allied bombing devastated the city.

But the milestone has taken on

new meaning with the rise of the far right.

February 13, 2020

The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clearing the rubble in 1946.

 

Photograph:

Fred Ramage/Keyston, via Getty Images

 

How Dresden Looked

After a World War II Firestorm 75 Years Ago

Germany commemorated 75 years

since the Allied bombing devastated the city.

But the milestone has taken on

new meaning with the rise of the far right.

NYT

February 13, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commuters boarding a tram amid the ruins in 1946.

 

Photograph:

Fred Ramage/Keystone, via Getty Images

 

How Dresden Looked

After a World War II Firestorm 75 Years Ago

 

Germany commemorated 75 years since the Allied bombing devastated the city.

But the milestone has taken on new meaning with the rise of the far right.

February 13, 2020

The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dresden

 

Streetcars running through ruins of bldgs.

destroyed in 1945 allied fire bombing of city

in post-WWII Russian zone.

 

Location: Dresden, Germany

Date taken: 1946

 

Photograph: William Vandivert

Life Images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A view of Dresden after the allies’ bombing 1945.

 

Photograph:

Foto Frost/ullstein bild, via Getty Images

 

How Dresden Looked

After a World War II Firestorm 75 Years Ago

 

Germany commemorated 75 years since the Allied bombing devastated the city.

But the milestone has taken on new meaning with the rise of the far right.

February 13, 2020

The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In February 1945,

Vonnegut confronted a blackened, smoldering hellscape

where Dresden had stood.

 

Photograph:

Walter Hahn/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

 

From Dresden on the 50th Anniversary of ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’

NYT

March 21, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/
books/kurt-vonnegut-dresden-anniversary.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bombing led by Royal Air Force

and followed by the United States

Army Air Force

 

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4257253.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/14/
newsid_3549000/3549905.stm

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/
world/europe/dresden-germany-anniversary.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/
books/kurt-vonnegut-dresden-anniversary.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/08/
dresden-war-remember-forget-pegida-rallies-past

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/jul/10/
secondworldwar.germany

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/dec/23/
germany.secondworldwar

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2004/feb/07/
featuresreviews.guardianreview2 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/mar/03/
military.germany 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Canada > Canadian War Posters Collection

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/warposters/english/introduction.htm

 

 

The Guardian > Second World War

 

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2009/sep/11/second-world-war

 

 

 

 

BBC Archive

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/index.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ww2outbreak/7970.shtml

 

 

 

 

Combattants de l'ombre - Des Européens résistent au nazisme

Un film de Bernard George, ARTE France 2011

 

Tournée dans quatorze pays,

cette série exceptionnelle traite pour la première fois

de la Résistance dans sa dimension européenne.

 

À partir d'archives et de témoignages inédits,

un nouveau et passionnant regard sur cette époque.

http://www.arte.tv/fr/
Comprendre-le-monde/histoire/Les-mercredis-de-l-histoire/2068068.html

http://videos.arte.tv/fr/videos/
les_combattants_de_l_ombre_des_europeens_resistent_au_nazisme-4186160.html

http://videos.arte.tv/fr/videos/
les_combattants_de_l_ombre_des_resistants_europeens_contre_le_nazisme-4186164.html

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Le Monde Diplomatique > Seconde guerre mondiale    1939-1945

https://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/index/
sujet/secondeguerremondiale

 

 

 

 

US “sand pounders” / Coast Guardsmen

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/03/
nyregion/john-cullen-coast-guardsman-who-detected-spies-dies-at-90.html  

 

 

 

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