Dresden: Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Murder of Marwa El-Sherbini, Roman Catholic Diocese of Dresden-Meissen, Stollen, S Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156443897

Published: September 4th 2011

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Dresden: Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Murder of Marwa El-Sherbini, Roman Catholic Diocese of Dresden-Meissen, Stollen, S by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 48. Chapters: Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Murder of Marwa El-Sherbini, Roman Catholic Diocese ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 48. Chapters: Bombing of Dresden in World War II, Murder of Marwa El-Sherbini, Roman Catholic Diocese of Dresden-Meissen, Stollen, Striezelmarkt, Werner von Gilsa, City Council of Dresden, 2010 Dresden anti-fascist blockade, May Uprising in Dresden, Dresdner Parkeisenbahn, Dresden Codex, Innere Neustadt, Br hls Terrace, Sch nfelder Highlands, EADS EFW, Dresdner Kreuzchor, The Destruction of Dresden, Ihagee, Silicon Saxony, Saxon Elbeland, Siege of Dresden, Dresden Green Diamond, Coat of arms of Dresden, Constitution of the Duchy of Warsaw, Dresden school, Ostragehege, S chsische Dampfschiffahrt, Drezner.

Excerpt: The Bombing of Dresden was a military bombing by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) and as part of the allied forces between 13 February and 15 February 1945 in the Second World War. In four raids, altogether 3,600 planes, of which 1,300 were heavy bombers, dropped as many as 650,000 incendiaries, together with 8,000 lb.

high-explosive bombs and hundreds of 4,000-pounders. In all more than 3,900 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices were dropped on the city, the Baroque capital of the German state of Saxony. The resulting firestorm destroyed 15 square miles (39 square kilometres) of the city centre.

A 1953 United States Air Force report written by Joseph W. Angell defended the operation as the justified bombing of a military and industrial target, which was a major rail transportation and communication centre, housing 110 factories and 50,000 workers in support of the Nazi war effort.

However, several researchers have discovered that not all of the communications infrastructure, such as the bridges, were in fact targeted, nor were the extensive industrial areas outside the city centre. It is argued that Dresden was a cultural landmark of little or no military sig...



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