Berlin 2017

Desmond Mary Grant

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20th September 2018

Corporal Desmond Mary Grant from Toomebridge, Co. Antrim served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He was taken prisoner of war in Crete in 1941.

Map showing Hitler’s Bunker, Berlin, Germany

Hitler’s Bunker, Berlin, Germany

In den Ministergaerten , Berlin

The site of Hitler's Bunker or Fuehrerbunker is covered by a car park. Information signs mark the spot where the Fuehrer shot himself on 30th April 1945.

Map showing Moltke Bridge, Berlin, Germany

Moltke Bridge, Berlin, Germany

Moltkebruecke , Berlin

The Moltke Bridge spans the River Spree in Berlin, Germany. Completed in 1891, it was the scene of fierce fighting between German and Soviet troops in 1945.

Map showing Invalid’s Cemetery, Berlin, Germany

Invalid’s Cemetery, Berlin, Germany

Scharnhorststrasse 31 , Berlin

The Invalid's Cemetery is one of Berlin's oldest burial grounds. Many senior figures are buried here. It was the Prussian Army's traditional resting place.

Map showing Dorotheenstadt Cemetery, Berlin, Germany

Dorotheenstadt Cemetery, Berlin, Germany

Chausseestrasse 126 , Berlin

Dorotheenstadt Cemetery is a Protestant burial ground in Berlin, Germany that dates back to the 18th century. It stands next to the house of Bertolt Brecht.

Map showing Politicians Memorial, Berlin, Germany

Politicians Memorial, Berlin, Germany

Platz der Republik 1 , Berlin

The politicians memorial next to Berlin's Reichstag Building commemorates those members of the Reichstag murdered because of their opposition to the Nazis.

Map showing Soviet War Memorial, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany

Soviet War Memorial, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany

Strasse des 17 Juni 4 , Berlin

The Soviet War Memorial in Berlin's Tiergarten in the centre of the city is one of many poignant reminders of the sacrifices made during World War Two.

Map showing Holocaust Memorial, Berlin, Germany

Holocaust Memorial, Berlin, Germany

Cora-Berliner-Straße 1 , Berlin

The famous Holocaust Memorial, Berlin, Germany is known as the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. It is a powerful sculpture in the heart of the city.

Map showing Memorial to Persecuted Homosexuals, Berlin, Germany

Memorial to Persecuted Homosexuals, Berlin, Germany

Ebertstrasse , Berlin

The Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism stands on Ebertstrasse, on the edge of the Tiergarten, Berlin near to the famous Holocaust Memorial.