Color Videos From Berlin in July 1945 are Fascinating Look at Europe Post WWII

For a visitor strolling through Berlin’s modern streets and parks, it can be hard to imagine the level of devastation in the city immediately after WWII. Extensive rebuilding efforts helped to completely revamp the city into the cultural and economic powerhouse that it is today, but some scars exist even 70 years later. Check out this incredibly fascinating color video from immediately after the war to really get a sense of what Berlin faced in those early years post WWII. Comparing these images to modern photos of the city streets provide a very real glimpse into the  20th century history of  one of the most dynamic cities in Europe.

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