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History – the Lived Experience – “Berlin: The Downfall 1945” – Antony Beevor

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · History, WW2

‘These are strange times,’ she added in the large sales ledger which she used as her diary. ‘One experiences history in the marking, things which one day will fill the history books. But while living through it, everything dissolves into petty worries and fears. History is very tiresome. Tomorrow I’m going to look for nettles and try to find some coal.’

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