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Anniversary of Dresden Bombing

Today is the anniversary of the 'Dresden Bombing'
Was it a war crime?
In my opinion it was.

"It is not possible to describe! Explosion after explosion. It was beyond belief, worse than the blackest nightmare. So many people were horribly burnt and injured. It became more and more difficult to breathe. It was dark and all of us tried to leave this cellar with inconceivable panic. Dead and dying people were trampled upon, luggage was left or snatched up out of our hands by rescuers. The basket with our twins covered with wet cloths was snatched up out of my mother's hands and we were pushed upstairs by the people behind us. We saw the burning street, the falling ruins and the terrible firestorm. My mother covered us with wet blankets and coats she found in a water tub.

We saw terrible things: cremated adults shrunk to the size of small children, pieces of arms and legs, dead people, whole families burnt to death, burning people ran to and fro, burnt coaches filled with civilian refugees, dead rescuers and soldiers, many were calling and looking for their children and families, and fire everywhere, everywhere fire, and all the time the hot wind of the firestorm threw people back into the burning houses they were trying to escape from."

I cannot forget these terrible details. I can never forget them.
— Lothar Metzger, survivor.

Continue:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dresden_bombing



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Whether 200,000...

...or 25,000, it's still horrific and unjustified to deliberately create a firestorm amongst civilians like that.

mass slaughter of human beings

all wars of satan's making.

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I totally agree

Still, one should be clear about the data as best as possible.

"you're a funny dude, but who gives a fuck about that? I don't care about someone's wit, I care about the courage of their heart and the honesty of their mind."

I Never heard of this

(obviously I went to government schools). But i tried a quick google search and the wiki article states

"Large variations in the claimed death toll have fuelled the controversy. In March 1945, the Nazi regime ordered its press to publish a falsified casualty figure of 200,000 for the Dresden raids, and death toll estimates as high as 500,000 have been given.[7] However the city authorities at the time estimated no more than 25,000 victims, a figure which subsequent investigations, including one commissioned by the city council in 2010, support.[8]

Yes, I know it's just Wikipedia. Someone might want to fix that, or refute it here if they like.

"you're a funny dude, but who gives a fuck about that? I don't care about someone's wit, I care about the courage of their heart and the honesty of their mind."

Wikipedia a CIA front

Never forget, Churchill bombed german cities 4 months before Germans responded in kind. search "truth about hitler"

Allied war crime

Apocalypse 1945 : The Destruction of Dresden
http://www.fpp.co.uk/books/Dresden/Apocalypse_2007.pdf

http://rense.com/general19/flame.htm

The Bombing of Dresden { 10:01 video }
http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=GDr65Uj8Jn0

The city had ~ 850,000 people : reduced to rubble in a firestorm which melted large steel beams and you expect me to believe only 25,000 died ? Try 500,000 ...

Thank you so much for those links

There were at least 1 million folks there who escaped from the advancing Russian army.

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and because he was a

"good guy" Bomber Harris (who came up with the idea of fire bombing civilians) has a statue in The Strand.
I hope that it dripping in saliva from people spitting on it...as he richly deserves.

A Real Holocaust

Put simply, the firebombing of Dresden was an act of terrorism. There was no military justification, only perverted political ones. The number of dead will always remain in doubt due to great number of refugees that swarmed the city to escape the Soviets who were close by. Estimates go up to 500,000 killed. An argument can be made that more civilians died in one day at Dresden than the total number of Jews who died during the entirety of the war. It appears to be that more died in Dresden than did in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined.

By remembering what happened at Dresden we can create the idea of a chance that this type of terrorist holocaust can be prevented in the future. It is a hope we must maintain.

More:
http://kennysideshow.blogspot.com/2013/02/a-real-holocaust-6...

great article

on a tragically much over-looked subject.

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Thanks for the link Kenny

From my research I think it might be 100,000 - 200,000.
The city was full of civilians escaping from the Russian army.

We must remember this historic event to help prevent future such events from happening.

Thank you for your comment.

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