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Reichstag: Diet of the Reich (German WWII Series)

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If you are offended by the Nazi flag, please do not download this project. Thanks!

"The Reichstag building (German: Reichstagsgebäude; officially:Plenarbereich Reichstagsgebäude) is a historical edifice in Berlin,Germany, constructed to house the Imperial Diet (German: Reichstag), of the German Empire. It was opened in 1894 and housed the Diet until 1933, when it was severely damaged in a fire. After World War II, the building fell into disuse; the parliament of the German Democratic Republic (the Volkskammer) met in the Palast der Republik in East Berlin, while the parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany (theBundestag) met in the Bundeshaus in Bonn.


The ruined building was made safe against the elements and partially refurbished in the 1960s, but no attempt at full restoration was made until after German reunification on 3 October 1990, when it underwent a reconstruction led by architect Norman Foster. After its completion in 1999, it once again became the meeting place of the German parliament: the modern Bundestag.


The term Reichstag, when used to connote a diet, dates back to theHoly Roman Empire. The building was built for the Diet of the German Empire, which was succeeded by the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic. The latter would become the Reichstag of Nazi Germany, which left the building (and ceased to act as a parliament) after the 1933 fire and never returned; the term Reichstag has not been used by German parliaments since World War II. In today's usage, the Germanword Reichstag (Imperial Diet Building) refers mainly to the building, while Bundestag (Federal Diet) refers to the institution." -Taken from Wikipedia's article on the Reichstag Building.
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05/17/2015 10:27 am
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stubb
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This is really neat! Diamonded.
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05/17/2015 11:04 am
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Diasavia
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Thanks bro!
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04/12/2015 7:14 pm
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Looks cool!  Nice work, buddy!  ;)
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04/12/2015 7:21 pm
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Thanks!
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