For London there is a comprehensive and accessible (and readily available) atlas of damage done during the Second World War by German aerial bombing.

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Are there similar atlases available for Europe, especially for Germany or key cities in Germany? I know both the US (through the Strategic Bombing Survey) and Britain (through the British Bombing Survey Unit) conducted surveys of bomb damage after the war, but can't find a presentation of these that is accessible in the same way the London survey is.

Is there a WW2 European bomb damage atlas (or atlases) available, similar to the The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps?

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    For Berlin, I have found fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/… and deutschefotothek.de/documents/obj/90015127/… . You can assume that on maps of damage in Berlin that were created after the war, some of the damage is from surface combat rather than aerial.bombardment.
    – Jan
    Commented Jan 23, 2021 at 0:46
  • I am pretty sure similar maps were created for other cities, but I could not find any others on the web.
    – Jan
    Commented Jan 23, 2021 at 1:07
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    For Berlin, select Gebäudeschäden 1945 to view the 1945 damaged buildings maps, that were assembled between 1945 and 1950. Commented Jan 23, 2021 at 15:35

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Found dlozeve.github.io while cruising around looking for something else entirely. Have you seen it?

  • Interesting, but I think it is something else entirely.
    – orome
    Commented Feb 18, 2021 at 15:07

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