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  1. Einmann Bunker

    05 Aug 2021

    Time ago, during our research for one Berlin air raid, we found this picture. We have seen it before, but this time we noticed a small interesting detail that captured our attention.  Photo by Fritz Eschen. Photographien Berlin 1945-1950. Nicolai, 1996. Taken after the war in 1946 by Fritz Eschen,…


  2. Britische Luftangriffe über Berlin

    14 May 2021

    ‘Ten killed in Berlin raid’. ‘Berlin gets a taste of bombs… …British bombers took a toll of ten killed and about thirty wounded in a workers’ section less than two miles from the Government offices in Wilhelmstraße. All the casualties were civilians. Preliminary reports gave no word of death or


  3. August 1940 (III)

    09 Jul 2019

    Berlin unter Bomben [German police, firemen, and Gestapo members inspecting a burnt out five-story building at Berlin Kreuzberg, the day after the last air-raid made by British RAF bombers. Notice shell-scarred facade.] [Photo: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone.] After the attacks made on three previous nights, the British air bombing offensive didn’t stop: on…


  4. 31 August 1940 raid

    04 Jun 2019

    On Friday 30th August afternoon, Bomber Command men were briefed again to raid Berlin The British force comprised 41 twin-engined aircraft ready to take off from eastern England to bomb the city that night. Prime targets were again the Siemens factory complex at the northwestern part of the ‘Big City’…


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