Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft in flight over Germany. Aerial view of land. Intensive bombing in German industrial city Pforzheim at night. Fire and smoke rises up due to explosion. Huge amount of oxygen is consumed due to bombing.
Royal Air Force's Lancaster aircrafts drop bombs over German targets during World War II. Bombs impact causing a pillar of smoke to rise up. United States 8th and 15th Air Force using B-17 bombers attack the industrial town of Pforzeheim at night. Lancaster also assists the American forces, destroying the city completely.
Rebuilding activities in Pforzheim, Germany after World War II. A construction site. A man hauls a wheel barrow. Carpenters make wooden frames for concrete pouring.
Rebuilding activities in Pforzheim, Germany after World War II. A building under construction around the shell of old damaged structure. Wheel barrows loaded with cement are hoisted to the top of a scaffold. A German worker pours cement in the wheel barrows using shovels. Other workers load bricks in the barrows.
Rebuilding activities in Pforzheim, Germany after World War II. German workers lay bricks using trowels. Damaged buildings in the background.
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