The Reichstag in Berlin is the seat of the German Parliament. It was the site of a fire on 27th February 1933, one month after Adolf Hitler came to power. Photo taken on 22nd October 2017. Imperial War Museum Photo: BU 8573 (Part of the War Office Second World War Official Collection). The Reichstag Building in ruins after the allied bombing of Berlin. Photo taken on 3rd June 1945 by Sergeant CH Hewitt - No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit.