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History - World War II, Berlin: 80 reviews and 244 photos

  Signs of the War.
by Kakapo2

This man without head and dotted with bullet holes is sitting in front of Martin-Gropius-Bau. It is one of the few things in Berlin that were left with the damage suffered in the bombings of World War II. Another ? and more striking and famous ? example is Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche on Kurfürstendamm.

There could not be a more suitable place, next to where the Wall once separated the East and the West, and next to the SS- and Gestapo headquarters, where all this terror originated that led to World War II and the horrors of genocide, murder and destruction.

Directions: At walking distance from Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie
U-Bahn U2, stations Potsdamer Platz and Mohrenstraße
S-Bahn S 1, 2 and 25, stations Potsdamer Platz and Anhalter Bahnhof

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 3, 2008
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