Ruhr dams breached and growing devastation in the Ruhr

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Title

Ruhr dams breached and growing devastation in the Ruhr

Description

Article 1. Headlines: Ruhr dams breached, daring low level attack by Lancaster, walls blasted out with 1500lb mines, vast damage by floods. Short account of Dams operation. Article 2. Headlines: growing devastation in Ruhr; flood waters sweep into Kassel; damage to German war industries, power station, bridges and railways wrecked. Mentions floods from breached dams still spreading, Kassel flooded and water rising at Duisburg. Mentions that photographs show breaches at Eder is as big as Mohne.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-05-18
1943-05-19

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Format

Two newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

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Provenance

Batch 105/b

Transcription

Title
Ruhr dams breached and growing devastation in the Ruhr
Description
Article 1. Headlines: Ruhr dams breached, daring low level attack by Lancaster, walls blasted out with 1500lb mines, vast damage by floods. Short account of Dams operation. Article 2. Headlines: growing devastation in Ruhr; flood waters sweep into Kassel; damage to German war industries, power station, bridges and railways wrecked. Mentions floods from breached dams still spreading, Kassel flooded and water rising at Duisburg. Mentions that photographs show breaches at Eder is as big as Mohne.

Citation

“Ruhr dams breached and growing devastation in the Ruhr,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 4, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22020.

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