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  1. Weltkriegsbombe am Ostkreuz

    23 Aug 2022

    Last Thursday (August 18, 2022) an 500 kg US unexploded aerial bomb - most probably an AN-M65 - was found in Berlin-Friedrichshain during excavation work at a construction site at Persiusstraße Ecke Bödikerstraße, near Bahnhof Ostkreuz.  This #WWII dud has been successfully defused by the city’s specialist explosives…


  2. Hot Time in the town of Berlin

    28 Oct 2021

    WAC’s Flak Fortresses Photo: LIFE ©Time Inc_641268. During his visit to Berlin in July 1945, American photographer William Vandivert (1912-1989) took hundreds of pictures of the ruined Nazi-capital. Some of those were starred by a trio of US WACs (Women’s Army Corps) while on tour of the city (a few…


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