Eastern Europe at the Fall of Communism – Germany
Berlin, a few days after reunification. Parts of the Wall still stand, soon to be chooped up into millions of tiny pieces for sale at $ 10 each.
Spoils of the Cold War for the Western victors – the symbols of non-existent East Germany – swept into the Dustbin of History.
The Dresden Cathedral, still blackened and destroyed by American bombing n 1945 – soon to be restored to its’ former glory.
The First Free Election in a United Germany.
The Reichstag – in 1990, still burned inside -in 2000, after restoration, was the seat of German power once again.
The River Spree.
The Trabi – a car that ran on a 2 stroke engine ( like that of a lawn mower ) and had a 15 year waiting list