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    EMW – East Germany’s BMW Copy

    Have you heard of EMW? Did not think so. EMW was East Germany’s answer to BMW and was identical in several ways. The reason was a World War and a Europe divided into the East and West. More

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    Der Dresdner Zwinger – Palace Of The Elbe

    If you have not been to Dresden, “Florence at the Elbe”, it’s time to book a visit now. Here is a stay in the beautiful Zwinger palace in the heart of Dresden. More

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    Beelitz-Heilstätten – Huge Abandoned Hospital

    In the small town of Beelitz-Heilstätten was is a city within a city. This is now an abandoned hospital site and consists of around 60 major buildings. When this place was in use, it could be housing 12,000 patients at the same time. More

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    Third Reich’s Research Lab – Hohenlychen

    Initially built as a tuberculosis hospital for children, Hohenlychen became the site of the Third Reich, where the premier medical orthopedic research took place. Hohenlychen is another hospital complex with a dramatic history. More

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    Prora: The Ghost Of Rügen

    Prora, the giant concrete colossus standing at the beach on the island of Ruegen living on borrowed time. This huge building should house 20,000 workers and after the holiday they could return to the factories with new energy. This is the history of Prora. More

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    The Biggest Military Base of USSR – Jüterbog

    After Germany’s defeat in World War II, the Soviet got access to a large quantity of abandoned military buildings and areas. At first, they tried to blow up as much as possible, but the Soviet Union saw the potential of the giant site of Jüterbog. In Jüterbog, near Berlin, they planned to locate the largest military forces […] More

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    Checkpoint Charlie In Berlin

    Checkpoint Charlie is the most famous border crossing in Berlin, from the time when Germany was divided into East and West. The border crossing was between the American and Soviet sectors. More

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    Soviet Nuclear Weapons Military Base In East Germany

    In the deep forest, far from the nearest house, there was an extensive activity during the USSR and East Germany’s existence. Here were Soviet’s nuclear weapons, ready to fire at any time in direction west. More