If you’d like to visit Berlin today, check out this link for Things to do in Berlin and to see the sights or get a guided tour.
If you’d like to see a fascinating colour video of what Berlin was like at the end of World War 2, view this video. They have come a long way.
Busy with Recovery
The scale of the destruction is enormous, yet people are busy at work. People aren’t waiting for things to be done for them, but are getting on with clearing the rubble and rebuilding. Such spirit!
This video of Berlin & Potsdam in July 1945 contains footage taken from an airplane flying over Berlin as well as street scenes filmed from a road vehicle as it drives through the city. One can see people busily going about their business, and clearing rubble from the many collapsed buildings. The scale of the destruction is truly shocking and the immensity of the rebuilding task facing the inhabitants becomes clear as we see street after street and block after block of bombed-out, collapsed and burned buildings.
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