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A trip to Berlin in 2005

Article about: Here we have the large air raid bunker to be found at Anhalter. Note the bomb damage! The remains of the railway station, scene of heavy fighting, is now being preserved. The bunker is open

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    I will show the vehicles on display outside first of all.

    The tank on the plinth is the ubiquitious T34/85.

    Also to be seen:

    JS I heavy tank

    SU 152 SP gun



    SU100 tank destroyer

    Katusha (post war example)

    ZIS 76mm gun
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    Great photos, , we were there in 05.. I remember the statue of the German woman "STOP THE WAR", the Staffenburg memorial, the tile underground to cross the street, looks like it was used in DOWNFALL movie, ck point charlie post, the ride back on the double decker buss.. I loved Berlin and Munich Octoberfest to!

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    Thanks Colt. The place just ouzes history!

    A last couple of pics outside and then we move into the museum.

    The data plate is on the Katyusha
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    Exhibits.

    Items are note are the captured German binos with battle damage.

    M91/30 sniper rifle with early PE scope and early side mounting rail. More of this in the next post.
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    Kills marked on the butt using Soviet rank stars.
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    More.

    Stained glass window showing the Treptow Park memorial.

    The summer weight pre war Budenynovka is a bit out of place here.

    Very nice M1943 tunic made from Italian cloth.

    Heer M35 steel helmet

    Maxim M1910 MG with armour shield incorrectly fitted. It should sit in the clip and be vertical

    Battle damaged M36 steel helmet
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    German and Russian mess kit items

    Soldbuch and RKKA ID books

    MG34

    German wound tags

    Knights Cross

    Various Soviet awards

    Telogrieka and Ushanka winter clothing

    Commemorative Plates
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    Winter jacket in stumpfmuster camo

    SS Totenkopt Division NCO's tunic with nicely pointed tailored collar.

    Kurland cuff title. This is a post war example.

    Waffen SS M40 Feldmutze

    Obr43 Gym

    Feldpolice tunic.

    The room where the surrender was signed.

    Wooden "Shu" mines.
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    Labourers canteen

    "Ost" forced workers jacket in white HBT coth. Rare item.

    Former German POW's Ushanka winter cap.

    Lend - Lease tin of meat.
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    Last few pics of the museum.

    Flag bearing the legend "Workers of the World Unite!"

    The uniform on the right is a post war one belonging to Marshal Zhukov. No Soviet museum is complete without one.
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