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Autumn at the Reichstag Building, Berlin

 

Autumn, Berlin, Germany

Autumn at the Reichstag Building,  Berlin

The Reichstag Building opened in 1894 as the house of the German Parliment. The building was nearly burned to the ground in 1933 by arsonists, an event that the Nazi party used as evidence that communists were conspiring against the German Government.  Adolf Hitler, then the Chancellor of Germany, used this to convince the German President to pass an emergency decree suspending all civil liberties of the German people, ultimately leading to the consolidation of power by Hitler and the Nazi party. Many believe that Hitler himself orchestrated the blaze.

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2 responses

  1. I agree, Hitler did it! Great pic!

    October 15, 2015 at 4:32 am

  2. Kathy

    Great Photo 🙂

    October 16, 2015 at 4:48 pm

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