During World War II, as a strategic depot, Wesel became a target of Allied bombing. On the 16, 17, 18 and 19 February 1945, the town was attacked with impact and air-burst bombs, which destroyed 97% of it. The Wehrmacht blew up bridges along the Rhine and Lippe to prevent Allied forces from advancing.
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Wesel: Willibrordi Cathedral. Wesel, town, North Rhine-Westphalia Land (state), northwestern Germany. It lies along the Rhine and Lippe rivers and the Lippe-Seiten Canal, northwest of the Ruhr. Chartered in 1241, it joined the Hanseatic League in about 1350 and has long been an important trade and shipping point.
Wesel, Germany 141 contributions. 0. Paddling and birdwatching place. It is a wonderful large lake with very clean water for swimming and lovely to go around by kayak ...
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Wesel is a Rhine River cruise port and city in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia/NRW state (Urban district) with population around 60,000. The town is actually located at the confluence of two rivers (Lippe and Rhine). The town grew from a Franconian estate and was first recorded in the mid-8th century.