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Today in World War II History—February 14, 1940 & 1945

Ruins of Dresden seen from the Rathaus, 15 Feb 1945 (US Army Signal Corps)

Ruins of Dresden seen from the Rathaus, 15 Feb 1945 (US Army Signal Corps)

80 Years Ago—February 14, 1940: IRA detonates five bombs in Birmingham, England, in retaliation for execution of IRA bombers; no injuries.

Food rationing begins in Vatican City.

75 Years Ago—Feb. 14, 1945: Starting late the night of February 13, 805 RAF bombers and 311 US Eighth Air Force B-17s bomb Dresden, Germany, starting a firestorm that kills at least 37,000.

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