Rubble Filled Street, Mainz, Germany

Identifier:
041149
Collection Number:
A&M 3904
Title:
Rubble Filled Street, Mainz, Germany
Date:
ca. 1945
Description:
Information included with the photograph,"Debris spilled from bombed buildings of Mainz fills a street of the ancient Rhine River city captured by troops of the 80th Division, Third u.S. Army, March 23, 1945. Mainz, birthplace of Johannes Gutemberg, credited with the development of printing in the 15th Century, was a strategic Nazi manufacturing center of machinery and chemicals."
Subjects:
World War II.
Acquisition Source:
Webb, Barry H.
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView