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    Dresden Elbe Valley, Germany In Dresden Elbe Valley, Germany there is much diversity in the wildlife and landscape. There are many factors which contribute to the variety of life forms in this area including the landscape itself. Since there are forests, mountains and water, multiple types of wildlife may have habitat here. The vast tracts of forest and mountainous terrain, with only scattered habitation, contribute to a surprising variety of wildlife. Game animals abound in most regions several

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    The Sistine Madonna in the Royal Gallery at Dresden, Saxony The most beautiful picture in the world is the Sistine Madonna in the Royal Gallery at Dresden, Saxony. It was painted by Raphael as an altar-piece for a church in Piacenza, Italy. In a far corner of the great Palace of Art it is now placed, probably to remain until the colors shall fade. It is the only picture in the room. The figures are of life size. When that room is entered all voices are hushed, and all merriment silenced

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    The Atrocious Bombing of Dresden, Germany On February 13-14, 1945 the British Royal Air Force gave the final clearance to commence what would later become known as one of the greatest atrocities that has ever been commited against a civilian population. That night the RAF launched 796 bombers and 9 Mosquitoes which carried 1,478 tons of explosives in addition to 1,182 tons of incendiary bombs (Dear 311) which turned the city of Dresden, Germany into a virtual inferno. This attack included

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    Nightmare of Dresden

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    (Hickman). The firebombing of Dresden was known as a military bombing. The British and United States Air Force bombed it on February 13 to February 15, 1945 in World War II. They dropped 3900 tons of firebombs in Dresden. (). Due to the large number of firebombs, the city was in a firestorm, which destroyed 15 square miles of land. There were more than 300,000 civilians burned alive. Thus, the bombing of Dresden was a monstrous and evil attack on the people of Dresden which weakened the morale of

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    The city of Dresden in Germany, Saxony was attacked in the last few months of World War II by the United States and Great Britain. It was led by the British Royal Air Force otherwise known as RAF and American USAAF or American Army Air Forces troops, in a air raid on the dates of February 13 - 15 of 1945. Over 1500 British and American air soldiers were used for this raid. These raids killed around 35,000 to 135,000 people. The reason for such a large number difference is due to refugees passing

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    Slaughterhouse Five      Dresden "In Slaughterhouse Five, -- Or the Children's Crusade, Vonnegut  delivers a complete treatise on the World War II bombing of Dresden. The main character, Billy Pilgrim, is a very young infantry scout* who is captured in the Battle of the Bulge and quartered in a Dresden slaughterhouse where he and other prisoners are employed in the production of a vitamin supplement for pregnant women. During the February 13, 1945, firebombing by Allied aircraft, the prisoners

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    his life. In each different time period of Billy's life he is in a different place; his present state is in a town called Illium and his "travels" are to Dresden and Tralfamadore. When Billy is in Illium he is suppose to have a "normal" life; he is married, has two children, and works as an optometrist. Then Billy travels back to Dresden where he was stationed in the last years of WWII and witnessed the horrible bombing. When Billy travels to Tralfamadore he is in an "imaginary" state, everything

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    The Idealism of Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut was greatly influenced by his involvement in World War II. His entanglement with the Dresden bombing had an unequivocal effect upon his mentality, and the horrid experience propelled the liberal anti-war assertions that dominate many of his novels. Throughout his life, his idealistic nature has perceptibly undulated, and five representative novels illustrate the forceful progression and gradual declivity of his liberal views

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    Slaughterhouse-Five is a stirring science-fiction book, which contains many interesting themes such as, space and time travel, philosophy on death, war, and aliens. In the novel Slaughterhouse-Five, The main character, Billy Pilgrim, is not in the first chapter. The author of this book, Kurt Vonnegut is the main character in this chapter (Harris). This book is written in a rather random order because Billy Pilgrim lived his life that way. In the novel Slaughterhouse-Five, the author’s imagination

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    Richard Wagner

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    Richard Wilhelm Wagner Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig, Germany, on May 22, 1813. His work was done throughout the romantic period. His father died soon after his birth, and in 1814 the family moved to Dresden. In 1822 Wagner entered Dresden's Kreuzschule. In 1828 he enrolled at the Nicolaischule in Leipzig, where he began lessons in harmony with the conductor named Christian Gottlieb Müller. Over the next three years he composed several piano sonatas, overtures, and seven songs. Inspired by

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