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  1. Pergamonmuseum in Berlin: Post 1945

    11 Apr 2021

    Kriegsende und Neubeginn Photo: AC Byers / Hein Gorny / Collection Regard. When World War II ended in Europe in May 1945 and the Third Reich capital was seized by Soviet troops, Berlin’s Museumsinsel was in a desolate condition; most of the buildings were badly hit by air strikes and…


  2. Berlin unter Bomben • STEGLITZ (II)

    17 Nov 2019

    [Photo: Getty images.] In the aftermath of the war, Berliners began the long and arduous reconstruction task. From August 2, 1945, the suburb of Steglitz became part of the administrative US sector of the city, in the new division of Postwar Germany decided by the Western Allies and the…


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