Then and Now: Warsaw houses restored after World War II

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Ruined Warsaw buildings in 1945, rebuilt and photographed in 2016.

Warsaw was effectively flattened by German forces by late 1944, with more than 80% of buildings reported to have been destroyed, but the Polish Capital was rebuilt by the 1970s with the remarkable effort of its people.

Book suggestion ⤵️

📖 Rising ’44: The Battle for Warsaw (Norman Davies, 2003)

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