The Bombing of Kitzingen

The Bombing of Kitzingen (HM2HWW)

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N 49° 44.338', W 10° 9.704'

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Am 23. Februar 1945 starben über 700 Menschen
in den Trümmern der von Sprengbomben
schwer getroffenen Stadt Kitzingen.
Kaum ein Gebäude blieb unbeschadigt
an die 800 Wohnhauser mit
2000 Wohnungen wurden zerstört.
Es waren die schicksalhaftesten Minuten
in det Geschichte der Stadt Kitzingen.

Zum Gedenken an die Opfer und
zur Mahnung für künftige Generationen.

Stadt Kitzingen
23 Februar 2009

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(English translation:)

On February 23, 1945, more than 700 people died amongst the rubble of the city of Kitzingen, which was severely hit by explosive bombs. Hardly any building remained intact, with 800 residential buildings (2,000 housing units) destroyed. These were the most fateful minutes in the history of Kitzingen.

In memory of the victims, and as a reminder for future generations.

The City of Kitzingen
February 23, 2009
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HM NumberHM2HWW
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByStadt Kitzingen
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Date Added Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 416292 N 5510256
Decimal Degrees49.73896667, -10.16173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 44.338', W 10° 9.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 44' 20.28" N, 10° 9' 42.24" W
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