Foreign News: Out of Death, Life

From TIME'S Berlin staff came a firsthand report of Berlin, eleven weeks after its capture by the Russians and two weeks after the arrival of U.S. and British occupation forces:

Berlin is not a dead city. Three million people still live in Berlin and most of them will probably keep on living here and rebuild their city when they can. The arteries through which a city's life blood flows—the streets, water mains, gas mains, sewage pipes, electric lines, subways—are either intact or being repaired. The destruction above ground is impressive, but Berlin is still...

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