WAR MEMORIAL IN TIERGARTEN: BATTLE FOR BERLIN 1945




 
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1 Week Ago  
Maksym Chornyi
 
 

Topic: WAR MEMORIAL IN TIERGARTEN: BATTLE FOR BERLIN 1945


WAR MEMORIAL IN TIERGARTEN: BATTLE FOR BERLIN 1945

I was lucky to visit Berlin in 2019 and to study a tiny part of its extensive WWII heritage. In this exhaustingly detailed research of 10 000 words l invite you to get into the detail about the Battle for Berlin in Spring 1945, the losses among the civilian population, the German military, and Soviet losses, the destruction of the city, and its post-war battle for life. I put together 80 books, 100+ photos (both archival and mine), and unpublished archives. Then take a closer historical look at the Tiergarten park before, during, and after the war and the history of the Soviet War memorial, once known among the German as the ‘Tomb of the Unknown Rapist’: from erection in 1945 until today.

More than always, I would greatly appreciate your feedback, questions, corrections, and personal stories related to Berlin. Your involvement matters greatly.

https://war-documentary.info/soviet-...garten-berlin/

1 Week Ago  
Redleg
 
 
It's great to see you online here again Maksym!
Hope everything is good with you and your close ones...
1 Week Ago  
MontyB
 
 
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Originally Posted by Maksym Chornyi
WAR MEMORIAL IN TIERGARTEN: BATTLE FOR BERLIN 1945
I enjoyed Berlin although I have a fascination with Bismarck and he has a statue in the Tiergarten, given that it was never really liked (understandably) by Germans to the point that it was referred to as the "Tomb of the Unknown Rapist" I am surprised it is still there.
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7 Hours Ago  
George
 
Good to see you're alive and kicking. Looks like the Russians are still wrecking places the same way. I see your name is spelled a bit different in the Facebook posts.
 


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