Sonnenbunker Bombing - Ulm-Söflingen, Germany, BW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
N 48° 23.674 E 009° 57.512
32U E 570954 N 5360599
Quick Description: This is a memorial for the Bombing of the so-called 'Sonnenbunker', a civil defence shelter, which has been destroyed during an air raid on 2/22/1945 where 162 people died. It can be found at the 'Söflinger Straße' in Ulm, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 4/20/2014 5:59:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMKJ67
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
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Long Description:
This is a memorial for the Bombing of the so-called 'Sonnenbunker', a civil defence shelter, which has been destroyed during an air raid on 2/22/1945 where 162 people died. It can be found at the 'Söflinger Straße' in Ulm, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.

On 2/22/1945 the most heavy air raid during World War II happend in Ulm. The shelter 'Sonnenbunker' was filled with people looking for protection. An air bomb hit the shelter directly. 162 people died - including 7 mothers and 24 children.

The memorial was sponsored by the inhabitants of Söflingen. The year of cretaion is unknown.
It includes a picture of an angel.

Text of the memorial:
'Den Toten des Sonnenbunkers zum Gedächtnis. Luftangriff 22. Februar 1945.'
(In memorial of the killed of the Sonnenbunker. Air raid on /2/22/1945)
Disaster Date: 2/22/1945

Memorial Sponsors: inhabitants of Söflingen

Disaster Type: Sociological

Date of dedication: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Relevant Website: Not listed

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