Arthur Loudon - City on fire

Running time
1 min 12 sec
Place made
Australia
Copyright

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

The longest trip I was on was just on ten hours to Dresden and another night out to a place called Chemnitz. They've changed the name of that town now which was ninety mile west of Dresden and Dresden was nearly all on fire when we got there, the first of a second wave of 500 bombers.

The first wave of course they'd missed most of it because, the first ones anyway, they would only see the aftermath of the target when they turned to go back home. They had a route to go in and a route to come back. You had a job to do so you did it.

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