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The Fire and the Darkness: Dresden Before the Bombs Fell

by Sinclair McKay In the following excerpt from the recently released The Fire and the Darkness, Sinclair McKay discusses Dresden in 1945 prior to the Allies’ devastating bombing campaign.

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The Ghosts of Dresden

by Sinclair McKay Sinclair McKay, author of The Fire and the Darkness, discusses one of the most devastating bombing campaigns of WWII and the lingering effects it has had on the city of Dresden.

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Kurt Vonnegut and the Dresden Bombings

By Charles J. Shields The winter weather in Dresden lifted abruptly on Shrove Tuesday, February 13, 1945, ushering in a hint of spring. On this last day before the beginning of Lent, small children begged to be allowed to wear

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