This Day in History
B-17s Bomb Prison Camp


Bombing of Dresden

On this day during World War II, more than three hundred B-17 bombers drop more than 700 metric tons of bombs on the burning city of Dresden, Germany in what becomes the most deadly and controversial raid of the war.





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