Berlin then and now – 70 years after the war

  • The Reichstag building captured in April 2015 by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters.
  • The Reichstag building in Berlin, captured in May 1945 by Georgiy Samsonov
Date:7 May 2015 Tags:, , ,

Pictured above is the Reichstag building in Berlin, captured in May 1945 by Georgiy Samsonov with Russian soldiers in the foreground. The new image (below) was catured by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters from approximately the same angle in April this year.

For more images of Berlin in 1945 and now, visit the Boston Globe’s website, here.

Image one credit: Georgiy Samsonov
Image two credit: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters