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  1. Luftangriff – 1 September 1940

    02 Sep 2022

    ‘Berlin has Alarm in new R.A.F. raid’  British Formation Reported Broken Up at Elbe Before Reaching the Capital.’ The New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 1940 – Photo: ullstein bild. On the night of 31 August / 1 September, 1940, RAF Bomber Command aircraft overflew…


  2. Four in a row: 31 August 1940

    01 Jul 2022

    ‘R.A.F. planes renew attack on Berlin… …Sirens Sound in Capital After Heavy Bombing of Previous Night.’ – The New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 1940 – Photo: Fotosearch/Getty Images. Following the attacks made on three previous nights, the British air bombing offensive didn’t stop: on the last night of the…


  3. Heart of Berlin Bombed

    28 Apr 2022

    ‘British Bombs set Big Fires in Berlin. Nazis Blast London’  – New York Journal-American, Saturday, 31 August, 1940 – Photo by UMBO/ ullstein bild. On the night of August 30/31, 1940, the air alarm sirens and the anti-aircraft bursts woke up Berliners from their sleep again, who hurried…


  4. 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,…


  5. Ruined Berlin in Valery Faminsky’s eyes

    17 Feb 2019

    These pictures were taken by Soviet war photographer Valery Faminsky (1914–1993) during the Fall of Nazi Berlin in May 1945. This archive was discovered recently in Moscow. He photographed the Red Army’s combat from Ukraine to Berlin. Photographer Arthur Bondar heard that the family of Faminsky was selling the album…


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