Zweiter Weltkrieg

Bombenkrieg: Am 4. November 1944 wurde Bochum zerstört

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Nach den Luftangriffen erfolgte das Aufräumen. Die Aufnahme zeigt links den Handelshof (heute Mandragora/Konrad-Adenauer-Platz) und rechts die zerstörte Häuserzeile der heutigen Kortumstraße mit dem Union-Kino (mi.).

Nach den Luftangriffen erfolgte das Aufräumen. Die Aufnahme zeigt links den Handelshof (heute Mandragora/Konrad-Adenauer-Platz) und rechts die zerstörte Häuserzeile der heutigen Kortumstraße mit dem Union-Kino (mi.).

Foto: Stadt Bochum

Bochum.  Vor 76 Jahren erfolgte der schwerste Luftangriff auf Bochum. In zwei Angriffswellen kamen am Abend des 4. November ‘44 1300 Menschen ums Leben.

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