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  1. Innsbrucker Platz

    13 Oct 2021

    Der „Tiroler“ Platz [An aerial view of Berlin-Schöneberg district with Hauptstraße running at centre, seen from the railway at Innsbrucker Platz in 1930. The original Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche and its distinctive rounded tower is at top centre.]  Photo: friedenau-aktuell.de The Innsbrucker Platz in Berlin was the post-war location of our previous post…


  2. Die Amis arrive!

    16 Sep 2021

    Photo by James Jarche/Paul Popper/Popperfoto. Berlin, 1945 Nach Kriegsende: an American Sherman tank is parked in front of a S-Bahn station with a shattered apartment building and a destroyed tram stop background. Next to it, the tank’s crew stand in a relaxed pose and a few metres away a…


  3. 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,…


  4. Berlin unter Bomben • STEGLITZ

    28 Oct 2019

    ‘steht nichts’ [Photo: Trustees of the IWM / Tony Redding. Life and Death in Bomber Command. Fonthill Media, 2013.] [Berlin 1/2 March 1943: this night oblique taken by an RAF bomber during the raid shows smoke drifting from fires in the Steglitz area (A) and a concentration of fires around


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