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Classic Essays

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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Classic Essays

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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