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WW2germanfiredocs.pdf
This report describes the general content of several World War II German documents on war-caused fires. Major emphasis was given to the translation of reports of the Hamburg police president and the Hamburg fire department action reports. The…

firefightingopsgermanyww2_part1.pdf
Information recorded by the Hamburg Fire Department during World War II has been summarized and analyzed to evaluate several operational parameters relating to the performance of the various fire fighting organizations under conditions of stress from…

germanfirefatalitiesww2.pdf
Ranges for estimated fire fatalities are developed for firestorms and group fires initiated by conventional weapons in German cities during World War II. Firestorms fatalities are estimated to vary between 4% and 20% of the population-at-hazard.…

fireeffects.pdf
The enormous effectiveness of fire as a weapon of war was demonstrated in World War II. Structural ~ caused by fire accounted for 80 percent of the total damage to the cities attacked by airborne weapons. The great fire attacks on the cities of…
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