Dresden: History’s Worst Massacre

The American Mercury Magazine was published by Willis Carto from 1966 through 1979. It was founded by the famous H.L. Mencken in 1922 and was published under various ownerships after Mencken retired.

Dresden – History’s Worst Massacre
By George T. Parker
Published by Willis A. Carto in The American Mercury of Spring 1969

Winston Churchill’s destruction of Dresden, mentioned in Harry Elmer Barnes’ article (Page
24) is described in this article in all its gruesome detail. During the 14-hour holocaust, three times as many people died as were killed by the atom bomb in Hiroshima.

TWENTY FOUR YEARS AGO, as Allied planes rained death and destruction over Germany,
the old Saxon city of Dresden lay like an island of tranquility amid desolation.
Famous as a cultural center, and possessing no military value, Dresden had been spared the terror that descended from the skies over the rest of the country.

 

 

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