Ca­pit­u­late And Re­ca­pit­u­late

Where Berlin - - SIGHTSEEING -

It’s been a life­time – 70 years ac­tu­ally – since the ca­pit­u­la­tion of the Ger­man army on 8 May 1945, which ended WWII in Europe, but the con­se­quences of the war can still be seen to­day. From 7–10 May, a num­ber of lec­tures, dis­cus­sions, read­ings, vig­ils, con­certs, and ex­hi­bi­tions or­ga­nized by Holo­caust sur­vivors and wit­nesses will be held at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. Among them are spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions at some of Ber­lin's most no­table mu­se­ums. At the To­pogra­phie des Ter­rors, ex­plores the chaotic state within Ger­many in the time lead­ing up to VE Day. at Märkisches Mu­seum fo­cuses on the state of re­de­vel­op­ment in West Ber­lin post-WWII, as doc­u­mented by press pho­tog­ra­pher Harry Croner. A broader scope on the post-WWII ef­fects, along with ex­pe­ri­ences of in­di­vid­u­als dur­ing this tran­si­tional pe­riod, is pre­sented by the Deutsches His­torisches Mu­seum the new ex­hi­bi­tion ti­tled

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