Bombing of German towns WWII (pictures)
Terror bombing

Weimar 1945  Dresden


This is what German cities looked like at that time. Might one be entitled to ask whether the Germans were in any position to worry about the fate of concentration camp inmates? This was at a time when millions of indigent German refugees were roaming aimlessly all over the country.

The remains of German town of Wesel after intensive allied area bombing in 1945 (destruction rate 98% of all buildings)

Some of the tens of thousands of victims at Hamburg (source)

A young victim of the Hamburg firestorm (source)

Two Hamburg women who probably succumbed to carbon monoxide. (source)



Hamburg, 1946