Modern-day Berlin abounds with traces of the violence from 1945 when the Red Army ground its way through the city and the Nazi government made its last stand in the underground Fuherbunker. Public buildings from the era like the Pergamon Museum have facades that are still pockmarked by machine gun bullets and artillery shrapnel.
One of the most evocative—and controversial—bits of scar tissue from World War II is found in the Bundestag itself, the home of Germany’s parliament, where some of the walls are still covered with graffiti left over from the Soviet takeover.
|Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism||2021||0.1km||site_ao|
|CITY SIGNS: An Audiovisual Project on East Berlin’s Changed Street Names en||0.7km||site_izi|
|Berlin – out to Potsdam, the Olympic Stadium and much more. Travelbook en||2013||1km||site_izi|
|Urbirun Berlin – Berlin Wall Tour en fr||0.8km||site_izi|
|Stadtbahn Viaduct World War II Damage||2019||1km||site_ao|
|Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station||2009||0.8km||site_ao|
|Führerbunker Parking Lot||2015||0.7km||site_ao|
|Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum||2013||0.8km||site_ao|
|Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe||2016||0.6km||site_ao|
|There Are Tiny Holocaust Memorials Hidden Around Europe||2017||0.2km||site_ao|
|Berlin’s Massive Carillon||2018||0.6km||site_ao|
|The Man Who Almost Killed Hitler||2017||0.8km||site_ao|
|Embassy of Czechoslovakia, East Berlin (today: Embassy of the Czech Republic)||1972||0.9km||site_brutalism|
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