'Germania': Hitler's Vision for a Capital

Hitler was confident of winning World War II and one of the top priorities on his post-war agenda was a monumental makeover of Berlin as the capital of the Nazi-run world. Three years before the end of WWII, in 1942, Hitler said, "Berlin will be comparable as a world capital only to Egypt, Babylon or Rome." His vision of Berlin as a city full of bloated marble architecture and grandiose boulevards broader than the Champs Elysee reflected his idea that Berlin would become the center of...Full Story
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