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19 Dec 2023

Gaza's Devastation Rivals WWII German City Bombings

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In seven weeks, the bombing of northern Gaza has inflicted damage [comparable to the years-long WWII](https://www.ft.com/content/7b407c2e-8149-4d83-be01-72dcae8aee7b) carpet-bombing of cities like Dresden, Hamburg, and Cologne. With estimates of at least 50% damage to 68% of buildings in Gaza, the extent of devastation mirrors some of history's most intense bombing campaigns.