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Photographs of Dresden after the Allied bombing in February 1945
(Courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, a HU3321 (Götz Bergander, photographer), b HU44927)
IWM HU 3321; photo of Dresden after Allied bombing, 1945 IWM HU 44927; photo of Dresden after Allied bombing, 1945
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IWM HU 3321; photo of Dresden after Allied bombing, 1945

Questions

  1. How badly damaged was Dresden? (Remember, Dresden was a beautiful city, which had hardly been damaged by the war until then.)

  2. What are the problems of using these photos as evidence of the results of the bombing raid on Dresden?