'Berlin Zoo' during World War Two, 1945. This Shoebird was was temporarily housed at his nurse's bathroom during the final stages of the conflict.
Post with 5239 views. 'Berlin Zoo' during World War Two, 1945. This Shoebird was was temporarily housed at his nurse's bathroom during the final stages of the conflict.
Unknown | Two-Minute Silence, Armistice Day, London | The Met
World War I formally ended on November 11, 1918-the famous "eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month"-six hours after Germans signed a treaty with the Allies in Compiègne, France. The news was anticipated for several days and was rapidly transmitted to major cities throughout Europe and the rest of the world, thus becoming one of the first major media events of the twentieth century
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