War crime: a victim of Dresden’s fire bombing

Dresden's fire bombing

War Crimes of the Allied Army in Europe: a victim of Dresden’s fire bombing.
Luftangriffe auf Dresden or Dresden’s fire bombing – a series of bombings of the German city of Dresden, carried out by the Royal Air Force and the US Air Force on February 13-15, 1945 during the Second World War. As a result of the bombing, about a quarter of the city’s industrial enterprises and about half of the other buildings (urban infrastructure and residential buildings) were destroyed or seriously damaged.
Estimates of the number of deaths varied from 25 thousand in official German reports of the war to 200 and even 500 thousand.

 

 

Location: Dresden, Germany
Date: February 13-15, 1945

In : 1945

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