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Damaged dome of the Reichstag

Dome of the Reichstag (German parliament) building, damaged by fire on February 27, 1933. Hitler used the arson to convince President Hindenburg to declare a state of emergency, suspending constitutional safeguards. Berlin, Germany, 1933.


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Dome of the Reichstag (German parliament) building, virtually destroyed by fire on February 27, 1933. [LCID: 78419]