Photo Gallery Emerging from the Ruins

When World War II came to an end, Germany lay in ruins following years of Allied bombing runs. Reconstruction took decades -- and it took several different forms in cities around the country.
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Foto: AP
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Foto: Sean Gallup/ Getty Images
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Foto: DDP/ Institut fuer Stadtgeschichte
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Foto: dapd
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Foto: Hulton Archive/ Getty Images
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Foto: Oliver Berg/ dpa
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Foto: Hulton Archive/ Getty Images
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Foto: Jens Schlueter/ APN
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Foto: Berliner Verlag/ dpa
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Foto: DDP
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Foto: HJE/ AP
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Foto: Ralf Hirschberger/ dpa