Dresden’s 14 Hours Of Hell

Germanic women and their children were the most common victims of these murderous British/American bombing raids, and who were subsequently burnt to death in the following fire storms deliberately set by incendiary bombs.

ELLIOT LAKE News

By Eddy Morrison

[O]n the evening of February 13, 1945, an orgy of genocide and barbarism began against a defenseless German city, one of the greatest cultural centres of Europe.

Within less than 14 hours, not only was this city reduced to flaming ruins but an estimated quarter of its inhabitants, possibly as many as a quarter of a million, had perished in what was one of the worst massacres of all time.

Toward the end of World War II, as Allied planes rained death and destruction over Germany, the old Saxon city of Dresden lay like an island of tranquillity amid an ocean of desolation. Famous mainly for its art and Baroque architecture and possessing no military value, Dresden had been spared the terror that descended from the skies over the rest of the country.

In fact, little had been done to provide the…

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