Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Oct

30

1942

German reaction to the bombing of Munich

A view of Munich some time later in the war, the raid of October 1942 was the first of 71 attacks on the city.

Presumably, after some young Canadian turns the Frauenkirche into a pile of rubble, he will assign Herr Speer to help us reconcile ourselves to the loss of this and other cathedrals. I would assume that he is secretly delighted over the loss of our Gothic masterpieces, since he has always wanted to become one of the immortals of architecture …