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|Heidefriedhof cemetery, Dresden.|
Location of mass grave for the estimated 35,000 victims of the Allied bombing raids in February 1945. Many other victims were cremated on the Altmarkt. A sad reminder of the horrors of war.
|The Blaues Wunder is a three-hinged cantilever truss bridge over the Elbe river. It connects Dresden-Blasewitz and Dresden-Loschwitz.||05/03/2006||873|
|The first nuclear power plant built in the United States. Dresden 1 was activated in 1960. The three Dresden units are General Electric boiling water reactors. It is located on a 953 acre (3.9 km≤) site in Grundy County, Illinois, near Morris, Illinois. It serves Chicago and the northern quarter of the State of Illinois. Dresden 1 was retired in 1978.|
Dresden was the first nuclea...
|From the diary of Dresden:|
In the evening February 13th, 244 Lancaster bombers and 9 Mosquitos of the 5th Bomberfleet of the RAF took of from their base in South-England. Codename of the mission: Chevin.
21.39: Air raid warning in Dresden
21.45: The newsspeaker in Dresden reports the approach of strong forces.
22.00: The first marking ...
|The Fernsehturm Dresden-Wachwitz serves as a transmitting tower for television and radio broadcasts. Due to its visibility over large distances and its unusual form it has become a landmark of Dresden and the Elbe valley.||05/03/2006||354|
|Some notable spots in Dresden.|
Editors note - Hopefully, as Google Earth updates, we'll get better high resolution shots of these locations.
|The small but beautyful Zoo in Dresden. Zoom closer to watch the elephants (look for the shadows to find them ;-)||03/31/2006||588|
|The german city of Dresden in 3D.||07/12/2007||2,716|
|What to do on a weekend in Dresden - including Festung Koenigstein, Frauenkirche and others. Content is in German.||11/25/2008||376|
|Note the damage of prior raids.||02/27/2007||625|
|461 Lancasters and 153 Halifaxes to Stuttgart. 17 Lancasters and 4 Halifaxes lost, 4.6 per cent of the force. This was the first of 3 heavy raids on Stuttgart in 5 nights and the only report available is a composite one for the 3 raids. The 3 raids caused the most serious damage of the war in the central districts of Stuttgart which, being situated in a series of narrow valleys, had eluded Bomb...||02/11/2007||734|
|Soccer stadium in Dresden.||11/12/2006||262|