Photos of Berlin - a world on the brink

Published by carolyn on Sun, 2013-09-29 11:06

Though it was only 75 years ago, it is a world we can envy today. We can't go back in time, but we can experience it to some degree through photographs. Here are some I found in Die Welt Zeitung.

In 1936 AGFA color slides, made in Germany, were put on the market. Oh, the nostalgia.

Above: Frauen at leisure on the beach at Wannsee, a Berlin suburb.

The Unter den Linden, seen from Pariser Platz

Cafe Kranzler on Under den Linden in 1937. The building was destroyed by a bomb in 1944.

Karstadt department store in Neukolin

Berlin train station at Alexanderplatz

Family on an outing in summer

The beach at Strandbad Wannsee

"The pub" on a Berlin street

Along the Tiergarten with the Victory monument (Siegessäule) in the distance.

Weihnachtsmarkt at Berliner Dom (Christmas market in front of the Berlin Cathedral