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Berlin 2010 and 1945 mixed in one image of the German Reichstag

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WW II German halftrack (Sd.Kfz251) at Reenactment
Image by NovaMan396 (walking wounded) via Flickr

Sergey Larenkov offers us a the result of “good Photoshop” work. In one image he neatly captures the present and past.

For me this brings back my short and tangential connection, in 1936 Spain and then 1939-40 France, with the Nazi war against civilization, or WW II in Europe and Greater Russia. It seems fitting that a Russian photograper would do this sort of remembrance of that awful time.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2010/08/20 at 13:24

20 years ago the Berlin Wall cracked open

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At the time it seemed that even if the Soviet leader of the day, Gorbachov, talked Glastnost that as far as East Germany was concerned the Berlin continued to define its policy of physical control. But then on Nov 9 this began to happen in broad daylight and the Ost polizei didn’t know what to make of it at first:

The above was skitched from a NY Times photo gallery.

 

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2009/11/09 at 05:23

BHO in Berlin link from Dave Winer

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Obama in Berlin July 24, 2008 - Panorama by Mi...Image by stevegarfield via Flickr

Dave posts about all kinds of things in his scriptingnews.com blog. He linked to this great shot today!

That is not Berlin USA.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2008/07/25 at 12:49