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Berlin's battle scars linger 75 years after Nazi defeat

Reuters Thursday, 30 April 2020
Germany has been forced to cancel public events to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe but Berliners need no ceremonies to remember their downfall - the scars of war are all around them.
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