Homeless German woman w. duffel bag on her back as she wearily sits on several suitcases during a cigarette break on muddy street amongst the ruins caused by over 50,OOO tons of US bombs dropped on this city of 780,000.


  • Title: Cologne, Germany Bombing Ruins
  • Date: 1945-03
  • Location: Cologne, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: People And Customs, Evacuations, Refugees, 1940s, Germany, Special Collections, Wwii, Archival Vault, Germany At War, Wars, Cologne, Ruins, Bombing, Icp Donation, Archival Vault, Cologne, Special Collections, Ruins, Wars, Germany At War, Evacuations, Wwii, Germany, Refugees, Icp Donation, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: John Florea
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5501599
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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