Germany Pre War

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Germany Around 1900: A Portrait in Colour provides us with a rare look at the country before the World Wars ravished it. By 1900, Germany’s rapidly expanding industrial economy passed Britain’s, allowing a naval race and an aggressive foreign policy. They led the Central Powers in World War I (1914-1918) against France, Great Britain, Russia and (by 1917) the United States. By 1900, its rapidly expanding industrial economy passed Britain’s, allowing a naval race and an aggressive foreign policy. Germany led the Central Powers in World War I (1914-1918) against France, Great Britain, Russia and (by 1917) the United States. Continue reading for more pictures.

10. Schwerin Grand-Ducal Palace, Mecklenburg

Colorized Germany 1900s

9. Westerland Coast

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8. Wernigerode Town Hall

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7. Inside Neuschwanstein Castle

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6. Heinstein Castle

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5. Butchers’ Guild Hall, Hildesheim

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4. Bastei Bridge

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3. Frederick Bridge and Berlin’s cathedral

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2. German Kitchen

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1. Castle of Sigmaringen

Colorized Germany 1900s