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English: The Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral) stands seemingly undamaged (although having been directly hit several times and damaged severely) while entire area surrounding it is completely devastated. The Hauptbahnhof (Köln Central Station) and Hohenzollern Bridge lie damaged to the north and east of the cathedral. Germany, 24 April 1945.
Deutsch: Der trotz mehrer direkter Treffer scheinbar unbeschädigt wirkende Kölner Dom steht inmitten der vollständig zerstörten Innenstadt von Köln. Hinter der Kathedrale ist der zerstörte Hauptbahnhof, so wie weiter östlich die eingestürzte Hohenzollernbrücke zu erkennen. Deutschland, 24 April 1945.
|Date||24 April 1945|
|Source||http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ ARC Identifier: 531287; U.S. Defense Visual Information Centre photo HD-SN-99-02996|
|Author||U.S. Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer.|
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|This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: sharpened, straigthend, cropped, resized. The original can be viewed here: Koeln_1945.jpg. Modifications made by Martin Kraft.
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|This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. See Copyright.
|Annotations||This image is annotated: View the annotations at Commons|
Deutzer Brücke / Hindenburgbrücke
|Author||T4c. Jack Clemmer|
|Unique ID of original document||198D0A27848205125F9F4384C637E9D2|
|Software used||Adobe Photoshop CS6 Windows|
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