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The Cologne Cathedral stands tall amidst the ruins of the city after allied bombings, 1944

The Cologne Cathedral stands tall amidst the ruins of the city after Allied bombings, 1944

U.S. Army Private Brookey is standing in the ruins in front of Cologne Cathedral, which suffered seventy hits by aerial bombs during World War II. May 1945. In June 1945 American troops used it as a rifle range. Most of the town in this area was flattened during the war. -

Army Private Brookey is standing in the ruins in front of Cologne Cathedral, which suffered seventy hits by aerial bombs during World War II. May In June 1945 American troops used it as a.

by George Silk. Soldiers wander through the bombed-out Cathedral of Cologne, 1945. Reminds me of a scene where Pagan tries to hide out in a (smaller) bombed out church in Berlin. so much destruction.

Like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones. Taylor – George Silk - Soldiers wander through the bombed-out Cathedral of Cologne, 1945

Bau am Kölner Dom, 1855 Salzpapier, Foto: Johannes Franciscus Michiels | © Sammlung Dietmar Siegert

Building the Cologne Cathedral ("Kölner Dom"), 1855

View of Cologne Cathedral through the surrounding ruins, 1950, uncredited

View of Cologne Cathedral through the surrounding ruins, 1950

In Cologne, Germany, Kostelanetz and Pons posed in front of a burnt-out German tank and the Cathedral of Cologne, one of the few structures left standing after the Allies bombed the city.

The tank battle at Cologne Cathedral, although brief, is perhaps the most famous of all time. Let's have a look this deliberate wartime situation.

1945: conquest of the Remagen bridge On March 7, 1945, American troops conquer the Ludendorff railway bridge at Remagen, West German, the only intact across the Rhine. The rest were blown up by the Nazis to contain the Allied advance

conquest of the Remagen bridge On March American troops conquer the Ludendorff railway bridge at Remagen, West German, the only intact across the Rhine. The rest were blown up by the Nazis to contain the Allied advance

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Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) in one of few buildings left standing after World War II air raids.

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Im Mai 1945 endete der Zweite Weltkrieg in Europa: Impressionen der letzten Wochen und Monate des bis dahin nie da gewesenen Blutvergießens.

Old city center of Cologne, a city founded by the Romans, in 1945

La ville de Cologne en mars 1945 après plusieurs bombardements. The city of Cologne in March 1945 after several bombing raids.

The City of Cologne, Germany in March 1945 after several bombing raids by the Western Allies. Cologne was one of the most heavily bombed cities in Germany during World War II. By the end of the war.

Cologne Cathedral. Built in 1248 in Cologne, Germany. The choir rises to 150 ft…

Cologne Cathedral built in Cologne, Germany took over 600 years to complete. The cathedral represents important time period in art and stands as an example of a gothic cathedral.

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