Dresden was once known as ‘Florence on the Elbe’ for its wealth of baroque and antique architecture, a celebration of the arts in every form, political influence, and royal residences. Its revitalization following the destruction brought by WWII is a decades-long process undertaking it to its former glory.
Dresden is the second largest on the river Elbe after Hamburg, and the capital of the Saxony region has rebuilt from the reconstruction of the Frauenkirche to the recreation of the Residential Palace, ‘the Louver of Dresden.’
According to the British POW and Dresden survivor, ‘Everything was in flames, even the roads, which were burning rivers of bubbling and hissing tar. Huge fragments of material flew through the air, sucked into the vortex. We could see people being torn from whatever they were hanging on to and drawn into the ever-deepening red glow less than 200 yards away.’
Dresden is undoubtedly a beautiful place even after the unfortunate events of World War 2. There are unbelievable treasures of all kinds in this beautiful place. According to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, after spending his fourth stay in Dresden in 1974 visited the city’s art collections. Above all, he also visited a famous picture gallery. He met many important contemporaries among the former’s wide circle of acquaintances and found great inspiration for his literary works.
There are many great representatives for countless names in art, music, science, and literature. They stayed in Dresden over the centuries. Albeit in modern words, they are still left behind by Dresden visitors who explore the city with insight and appreciate art with the blend of art, culture, and natural beauty that makes it a city of special charm – Dresden.
The atmosphere of Dresden is a dreamy conventional lifestyle of a royal residence. It was a creative, cosmopolitan culture center, on the other hand, side. At the beginning of the 19th century and the end of the 18th, Dresden became one of the centers of German literature, especially during the Romantic Era.
The city with a rich cultural history was once destroyed mercilessly by British and American bombers. They attacked an unprotected city and created a Firestorm during three waves of bombing in 24 hours on February 13, 1945. Best historical fiction book series help the readers to know about the glorious and dark side of the world they are living in.
If you are looking for one of the best books about Auschwitz ‘Escape’ by Elaine Blair is for you. The story is about a blond-haired and blue-eyed girl named Frieda Jacobsmeyer; her Mama and Nana sat in the basement of the apartment and witnessed the first wave of terror. Frieda’s Jewish friend Walther Goldschmidt and his family took the bombing as an opportunity to flee Dresden in 1945 and their deportation to Auschwitz.
‘Escape’ is not just a book about historical events in Dresden but also highlights the trauma, devastation, and loss of life during the war. It is otherwise labeled as collateral damage; it pushes the nations behind, rendering all the development and achievements useless.
‘Escape’ by Elaine Blair is one of the best World War 2 books based on true stories. Elaine loves to read survival and historical fiction book. She loves exploring and learning about new cultures, historical events, and people. She believes by reading stories about different parts of the world and people; everyone can learn to accept each other. The sole purpose behind writing the best historical fiction is to provide people with the real picture of post wars and stand against it.
Reading interesting facts about Auschwitz can help the readers understand the reality of Auschwitz survivors. Who will survive the firebombing of Dresden? While sparks fly in Dresden, what sparks are ignited between Frieda and Walther in their fight for survival? Want to know more about this masterpiece written by Elaine Blair? Head to the website to get your hands on this amazing historical fiction ‘Escape’
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