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  • Tags: bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943)

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On the left an aerial inclined photograph of a river with a destroyed bridge. A river split into two channels by a spit of land runs from mid left to bottom right. A metal girder bridge runs across both channels and on the spans of both sides …

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Helmut Köhler (b. 1928) recalls his wartime experience as Luftwaffenhelfer. He provides a first-hand account of two attacks on Kassel, the first on the 22 October 1943 and the second in March 1944. He describes his time spent inside the air-raid…

Mr Herbert's account of the events at Moltkestraße 7 and 8, Untere Königstraße.

Mrs Marie Sch, (née L.), and Miss Elisabeth, L's account of the events at Frankfurter Straße 2, 4, 6, 8.

Maria V's account of the events at Wilhelmstraße 2 ½

Karoline K's account of the events at Obere Karlstraße 17 (Bürgersäle).

Anton J's account of the events at Kassel-Kirchditmold, Opferhof 3.

Mr Karl L Wickenrode's account of the events at Frankfurter Straße, Weinbergbunker, Marstall and Kaufunger Straße.

Mr Christian's account of the events at Moltkestraße 7.

Mrs Elfriede N's account of the events at Friedrichsplatz 3, Obere Karlstraße 17/19 (Bürgersäle).

Police Sergeant Franz Aschemann's account of the events at Königstraße 74.

Mrs Hannah, K's account of the events at Wildemannsgasse 19 (“Pinne”).

Heinz Wiegel's account of the events at Luisenstraße 9 and Große Rosenstraße 21.

Mr Jakob Gockel's account of the events at Oberste Gasse 43.

Mrs Käthe Sch's account of the events at Luisenstraße 2, Old Barracks (north wing), Railway Bunker, Bismarckstraße. Included is a statement by her son, Harry.

Johannes Leimbach's account of the events at Zeughausstraße 10, Wildemannsgasse 19 'Pinne'.

Luise M's account of the events at Packhofstraße 18.

Franz N and Elisabeth N's account of the events at Wildemannsgasse 19, Pinne.

Emmy O's account of the events at Königsplatz (post office), Ziegengasse 13.

Frank Jan B's account of the events at Moltkestraße 14

Mr Alfred P's account of the events at Schäfergasse 5 and Gartenstraße 26.

Margarete F's account of the events at Schäfergasse 39.
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