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Pictorial Document of Dresden 1933 / 1945 

Profusely illustrated photo book depicting Dresden in 1945 under Soviet occupation with before-and-after photos of the city as each subject looked like prior World War 2 and after the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, when the city was recovering from the Allied bombing raid of February 1945. 

It contains pictures of the famous Frauenkirche (Lady's Church) in ruins, the destroyed Zwinger, the riverside, collapsed Martin Luther statue, Dinglingerhaus, Palais of the Countess of Cosel, Altmarkt, Sophienkirche (Saint Sophia's Church), Town Hall, Stallhofgang or Langer Gang of the Stable Yard, Stairway in Castle, castle courtyard, Neustadter Markt, Oskar-Seyffert-Museum, Dreikönigskirche (Church of the Three Kings), Japanese Palais, Town Hall Tower, Dresdner Narrenhäusel, Hofkirche (Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) ...


  • ~60 pages
  • ~53 rotogravure photos

In good exterior and fine interior condition
Head of spine lightly damaged, name on front free endpaper, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 10-1/2" x 8-1/4"  ~0.7 lbs.

by Kurt S.
Published by City Council Dresden
in 1945


Airmail Free Airmail shipping from Germany with recorded delivery