Video: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photographs

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These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

The chilling images illustrate how the landscape was scarred with bomb craters and ruined buildings after major cities endured six years of Allied bombings.

Picture: SWNS

Picture: SWNS

In one poignant photograph taken in May 1946, a British soldier is seen stood looking over Hamburg, contemplating the country’s future.

Members of the reformed writing club Savage, pictured at Temple Works (Temple Mill), on Marshall Street, Holbeck, Leeds. Pictured (left to right) Robert St-John Smith, Peter Etherington, Heather Lloyd, Phil Kirby, Maria Protopapadaki-Smith (correct), Ivor Tymchak and Jamie Newman.

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