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AudioClassic EssaysKevin Alfred StromRadio

Dresden as seen from the air; February 15, 1945 An American Dissident Voices classic broadcast by Kevin Alfred Strom EVERY FEBRUARY, we remember the Holocaust of Dresden. Yesterday, I received a letter from a listener, J.B. in Great Britain, who has written a poem about that day of horror and terror,…
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In the largest episode of forced migration in history, millions of German-speaking civilians were sent to Germany from Czechoslovakia (above) and other European countries after World War II by order of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union. THE SCREAMS that rang throughout the darkened…
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Following is an extract from Armageddon in Retrospect in which the author describes the scenes of obscene brutality he witnessed as a prisoner of war in Dresden, and which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five
and the film which was based on it. by Kurt Vonnegut (pictured) IT WAS A routine…
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Dresden after Allied firebombing, 1945 A review of Dresden 1945: The Devil’s Tinderbox, by Alexander McKee. New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., 1982, 1984, with maps, photographs, index by Charles Lutton THE DESTRUCTION of the virtually undefended German city of Dresden by bombers of the Royal Air…
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AudioClassic EssaysKevin Alfred StromRadio

Dresden as seen from the air; February 15, 1945 An American Dissident Voices classic broadcast by Kevin Alfred Strom EVERY FEBRUARY, we remember the Holocaust of Dresden. Yesterday, I received a letter from a listener, J.B. in Great Britain, who has written a poem about that day of horror and terror,…
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Classic Essays

A YOUNG GERMAN, Heinrich Roth, after gathering relevant information about the crematory in the city of Dortmund, reviewed the following data in an article in Unsere Arbeit (May 1974), the publication of a German youth group: (1) Cremation of one body takes 2½ hours: 1,000 bodies, 2,500 hours or 104…
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by Mike Walsh THE UNITED States is lately stigmatised by an image problem due to its electoral shenanigans and misadventures abroad. All too often forgotten are the great Americans, especially its literati, who contributed so much to the world’s wisdom. Leaving aside such essentials as the three…
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