Photo Gallery: Women in the Rubble
08/10/2010
Berlin, December 1948: With German cities in ruins after World War II and the...
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Berlin, December 1948: With German cities in ruins after World War II and the country's male population decimated, it fell to the women to clean up the rubble. The so-called "trummerfrauen," or "rubble women," worked with their bare hands and whatever tools they could find.