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  1. The last visit by a Mosquito

    23 Apr 2020

    [Photo: © raf-pathfinders.com.] [An unidentified air- and groundcrew of RAF No 627 Squadron posing for the camera in front of a Mosquito wooden bomber in Britain. Note the mission bomb log painted on the nose of the aircraft.] This week marks the 75th anniversary of the last strategic air raid


  2. Die Mauer muss weg

    09 Nov 2019

    Today we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, but November 9 is much more than that happy event. For the history of Germany in the 20th century and for the rest of Europe maybe … it is a key day and a turning point…


  3. War!

    01 Sep 2019

    • WAR! • Berliners in front of a radio store listen to news of the invasion of Poland by German forces on September 1, 1939. The capital lived its first experience in aerial warfare when an air siren sounded that evening, the first of many to come. It was a…


  4. The Opera - Reconstruction and Death

    14 Jan 2019

    When the Staatsoper den Linden was severely damaged by British bombs in April 1941, Hitler urgently ordered it´s reconstruction, as it was one of his favourite buildings from his fanatical devotion to Opera and Richard Wagner´s works [Nazi-parade of a guard of honour at Unter den Linten on the occasion


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