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The new town hall in Dresden is the seat of the Dresden City Council. It is located southeast of the Altmarkts on the Dr. Külz Ring.
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The Old Town hall, located at the Altmarkt, already around 1870/1875 no longer offered enough space for the city administration, so the then mayor Paul Alfred Stübel already shortly after his inauguration of the office 1880 brought a new building into the conversation.
The new Town hall was built between 1905 and 1910 under the joint Construction management of the architects Karl Roth and Edmund Roasting (1855-1925), for which among other things the neoclassical Preußsche house and the Palais loss of 1765 were demolished. The foundation stone for the new Town hall took place on 29 September 1905, which was also the last king of Saxony Friedrich August III.
The shell was completed with sandstone façade and…

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Πύρινη Καταιγίδα Πάνω Από Την Δρέσδη — Firestorm Over Dresden…! (video – Full Length Film)


On the night of February 13th, 1945 there began one of the most controversial raids of World War 2 – the bombing of Dresden. It is a controversy which still rages today. This documentary, taking into account the latest historical evidence, attempts to shed new light on this event.

Contemporary witnesses, previously unheard, describe the events and the terror of what it was like to be in Dresden through the night of bombing.

The film combines archive images of pre-war Dresden with a night of remembrance 45 years later in the Palace of Culture. Using information from Winston Churchill’s diaries the outspoken historian David Irving painted a comprehensive picture of the time, the background to the bombing, and the strategies employed.

Above all this film was made as a memorial to the loss of human life and of great works of art, and as a warning of the future. It…

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Consecuencias del bombardeo de Dresde. Cádaveres apilados y una mujer reducida a un mero esqueleto.
Consecuencias del bombardeo. Fuente de imagen: https://hasmgrupu.blogspot.com/2011/10/bombardeo-de-dresde-1945.html

…pero no es el que ustedes piensan que fue.

En 1945, Alemania estaba en vías de ser derrotada. Luego de que Hitler perdiera en el frente soviético, todo el terreno que había ganado lo perdió.
A comienzos de 1945, el Ejercito Rojo estaba acercándose cada vez más a Berlín, y la aviación británica hacía estragos cada vez más grandes sobre las líneas de defensa alemanas.