”Town Buster” bombs.
Before and after…
”Dresden, noted as one of the world’s most beautiful cities—’Florence on the Elbe’—was almost completely destroyed during 13-14 February 1945 by 800 British and US aircraft.”
The Bombing of Dresden by Margaret Freyer, survivor.
Photograph taken from a reconnaissance aircraft of 2nd Tactical Air Force, after an allied attack, showing a burning vehicle on the improvised bridge across the Seine at Oissel, south of Rouen, holding up a stream of traffic from the west.
Before and After of Cologne.