Soviet soldiers dismantle fortifications around the monument to Goethe and Schiller in Weimar

Soviet soldiers

Soviet soldiers of the Red Army dismantle brick fortifications around the Goethe and Schiller Monument in Weimar.
The protective “case” of brick for the Goethe and Schiller monument was built by the Nazis to protect the work of art from destruction during bombardments and shelling.
In the background is the damaged building of the Weimar Theater.



Location: Weimar, Germany
Date: June-August 1945
Photo by Natalya Bode

In : 1945

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