Creator

Unknown

Date

1945-03-07

Creation Date

2008-06-13

Description

Black & White photograph taken March 7, 1945, of a view of the bomb-damaged Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom, officially Hohe Domkirche St. Peter und Maria), buildings, and the Hindenburg Bridge along the Rhine River in Cologne, Germany. On the back of the photo is typewritten, " ETO HQ 45 18280 7 MAR CREDIT...US ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PHOTOG...TEC 5 W.B. ALLEN - 165 VIEW OF THE RHINE SHOWING WRECKED HINDENBURG BRIDGE; TAKEN FROM STEEPLE OF THE CATHEDRAL AT COLOGNE, GERMANY, AFTER THE FALL OF THE CITY TO UNITS OF THE FIRST U.S. ARMY. NOTE DAMAGED WING OF CATHEDRAL IN FOREGROUND. (C) FUSA. COLOGNE, GERMANY."

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Europe--Germany--North Rhine-Westphalia--Cologne;

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 8, 22. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Photographs; United States. Army--History--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Photographs; Cologne (Germany)--History--Photographs; Bridges--Germany--Cologne--Photographs; Buildings--Germany--Cologne--Photographs; Cathedrals--Germany--Cologne--Photographs; Rhine River--History--Photographs

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