Berlin 19

Source: Der Spiegel Online magazine, Photo Gallery: A Devastated Berlin, Devastation of War: “Archival Discovery Reveals a Ruined Berlin”, by Solveig Grothe, http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,693452,00.html, visited September 26th, 2010, http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/fotostrecke-54631-19.html

Noted Red Army photographer Yevgeny Khaldei captured this photo of a typical Berlin intersection in May 1945. A female Soviet soldier is controlling traffic as a German mother crosses the street.

[Compare this to the photograph of two German women as police officers, at "" in this same MK website's Image Galleries.]