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Berlin, one of Germany's many cities bombed during the war, was left in ruins when the fighting ended.

Loss in the Wake of Victory

May 8, 1945: Crowds erupt into cheers around the globe as the war that claimed the lives of over sixty million people draws to a close in the European theater.  But after the parades and sighs of relief, historians often forget to tell the story of what came next: a […]

by · May 26, 2015 · Features and Opinion
The fall of the Berlin Wall marked the rise of a united Germany.

Out of the Rubble: Tracking Germany’s Ascent to Power

In the dark streets of Berlin on November 9, 1989, crowds flocked to the Berlin Wall, eager to tear down the physical manifestation of German disunity. Less than one year later, the formerly occupied nation emerged once again as a single political entity and country to be reckoned with. Fast […]

by · April 2, 2015 · World