Wartime raids haunt Dresden, cradle of German anti-Islam group

February 10, 2015 11:53 AM

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Wartime raids haunt Dresden, cradle of German anti-Islam group

DRESDEN (Reuters) - Seventy years have passed since Allied bombing raids killed 25,000 people and laid to waste its Baroque churches and palaces but resentment still lingers in Dresden, providing fertile soil for far-right and anti-Muslim groups.

Every year on Feb. 13, neo-Nazis from all over Europe gather to commemorate what they call the 'bombing holocaust' unleashed on the German city less than three months before the end of World War Two.

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