virtual timetravel into Berlin in 1968

how to handle: enlarge or minimize the view with ctrl and plus or dash-button on the keyboard. Navigation via scroll bar or arrows on keyboard. Images appear in mouse-over-effekt. This version works best with PC / iMac / Laptop and mouse!
Click here for the mobile version for smartphone / Iphone / Ipad etc.

Information on the origin and the subject of the images appear in a pop-up-box above the image. The sources can be reached with a click on the red dots or triangles. Thus you may even find further images on some buildings. In order to present as many images as possible, pictures from before or after 1968 are used as well, as long as they represent the situation as it must have been in 1968.

or the west: Kartenwerk K4 from 1967, which used pre-war maps for the eastern part of the city.
For the East: Kartenwerk K5 (1966), which showed the West as "terra incognita".
oth provided by Landesarchiv Berlin, Histomap Berlin) und here visually combined for the very first time.


Front or interior view of single buildings
  Panoramic views with position (blue) and range of vision
  aerial view with position of the
plane and range of vision.


These persons or institutions have agreed with the usage of picture material from their archives:
Landesarchiv Berlin (Kartengrundlage)
Stadtmuseum Berlin (Sammlung online)
Deutsches Historisches Museum
Michael Höhn (Berlin), Brian Lee (England) und Greg Eitzen (USA)
Staatsarchiv Freiburg
Wikimedia Commmons
Bundesarchiv (via Wikimedia Commmons)

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