American soldiers w. rifles kneeling to pray amidst bombing rubble in the main body of Cologne Cathedral as an Army chaplain holds first mass since it bombing on Mar. 2.


  • Title: Cologne Cathedral Damage
  • Date: 1945-04
  • Location: Cologne, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Cologne, In Foreign Country, Wars, Wwii, Religion, Germany, Prayer, Services, Churches, Ruins, Vintage Print, Us Armed Forces, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_733937
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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