Bonn – Wilhelmstrasse

Citizens walking through the streets of Bonn shortly after the 1st US-Army captured the city in March 1945. The slogan on the wall: Fight and Victory, despite terror.
Then image: US Army
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel – Grace Kailuhu

 

Berlin – Wilhelmstrasse

Refugees on the Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin, passing by the Airforce ministery from Herman Goering, during the battle for the city of Berlin.
Then image: Ulstein.de
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / J. Dortmundt

Vettweiss – Gereonstrasse

American soldiers gather together in the Gereonstrasse and taking a break after heaving fighting in the Hurtgenwald, March 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Berlin – Berliner Dom

Russian Soldier passing by the Berliner Dome after the Battle for Berlin in april 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / M. Staats

 

Berlin – Siegessaule

Woman in the US-Army in front of the Siegessaule, Berlin acting like tourist in Berlin in the year 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / J. Dortmundt

Bonn – Beethovenhaus (4)

American soldier in front of the Beethovenhaus hanging up a paper that is not allowed to enter the Beethovenhaus, March 1945.
Then image:
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel – Grace Kailuhu

Euskirchen – Bahnhofstrasse

American M26 “Pershing” of the 9th Armored Regiment cautiously moving through the streets of Euskirchen near the railway station, march-april 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Bonn – Beethovenhaus (3)

Soldier in front of the Beethovenhaus in 1945, watching the the sign that mentioned Beethoven was born here am 17 December 1770.
Then image:
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Bonn – Berliner Freiheit (2)

Knocked out Panther tank in front of the former Beethoven Hall in Bonn and in the direction of the Old Rhine bridge (now: Kennedy Bridge), March 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel

Bonn – Berliner Freiheit (1)

These troops are watching for movement near the Rhine River bridge (now Kennedy Bridge) at Bonn, 9 March 1945.
Then image: ?
Now image: www.NOWstalgia.EU / Cor Sleutel