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At work clearing Berlin's ruins. The dangerous buildings were blown up and reduced to rubble.

The post-war blockade of Berlin by the Soviets meant that not as much construction material could get through to the city. As a result, a higher number of workers had to turn to rubble clearance.

1963 Berlin - J.F. Kennedy, Willy Brandt und Konrad Adenauer vor dem Brandenburger Tor (Foto: Will McBride)

Will Mc Bride, J. Kennedy, Willy Brandt und Konrad Adenauer vorm Brandenburger Tor 1963 (in front of the Brandenburger Tor/Wall)

Margaret Bourke-White. (Ruins of) Hohenzollern Bridge Cologne 1945 At the end of WW II.

Broken Bridge 1945 Margaret Bourke-White: one of the women I studied as I developed Rachel Justice, the Heroine of Shadowed by Grace.

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The most humiliated of Germans. Surrendered German soldiers being sent to camps by the Russians. The men of the Wehrmacht not only faced defeat but also the additional ignominy of seeing German women raped by Russians in front of them.