|Extract from an Immediate Interpretation Report, 18 February 1945, detailing damage in Dresden|
|(Catalogue ref: AIR 40/803)|
Within the areas described, damage to public and administrative buildings is very severe, and a number of unidentified industrial buildings, some of which are still burning, are also involved. Other damage includes one of the main railway stations, and two of the bridges across the river. Of these latter, the Carola Bridge is holed and probably unserviceable, the Augustus Bridge is holed, although probably partly serviceable, and there is probable damage to the rail bridge crossing the river. In addition, barracks in the town have been seriously affected.
A.G. fur Cartounagenindustrie (paper for munitions) slightly damaged.
Brauerei Waldschlosschen, partly gutted and still burning.
Unidentified factories West of Altstadt: severely damaged – some are still burning.
Electricity Station, Johannstadt
Elbe Barracks, Johannstadt
Wettinor Strasse Station
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