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Reichstag 1989

1945 Battle for Reichstag

1945 Photos

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Defeat in 1945.

Reflection in 1989.

This map shows the attacks made by the Soviet Army to capture the Reichstag. This fighting was amongst the fiercest in Berlin.

This aerial view show the same area in 1989 as that covered by the map. This area has now been transformed with the building of new offices for the German Government.

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This is another aerial view looking over the Spree into West Berlin.

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