Vienna – Heldenplatz (2)

Hitler arriving at the heldenplatz for his speech to the Viennese from a balcony of the Habsburg palace, the Hofburg, on 15 March 1938. In the background is the heroic statue of Archduke Karl.
Then image: http://adolfhitlerbestpictures.blogspot.nl
Source: Heinrich Hoffmann, “Hitler in seiner Heimat,” Munich, 1938
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Vienna – Heldenplatz

Russian Soldiers at the Heldenplatz in 1945. The place where once Hitler in 1938 declared Austria “Heim in Reich”.
Then image: https://incredibleimages4u.blogspot.nl 
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Vienna – Mariahilfer Straße

Cheering people at Hitler’s Victory Pararde in 1938 at the Vienna Ring in Vienna.
Then image: https://austria-forum.org
Copyright: © APA / HeinrichHoffmann / ÖNB (non commercial use only)
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Vienna – Prater

Victoryparade in Vienna after the Anschluss of Austria in March 1938. The Führer at the entrance of the Praterstern towards the inner city of Vienna. In the background on the left the Tegetthoff monument
Then image: Wikimedia
Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1972-028-14 / CC-BY-SA
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Himmler in Vienna

Heinrich Himmler in Vienna (1938)
Then image: https://www.wien.gv.at/
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Vienna – Schonbrunn

The Gloriette after receiving a direct hit in a bombing raid, photograph, 1945
Then image: www.habsburger.net
Courtesy of Schloss Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H.
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