The Reichstag fire, 1922

The building for the Germany’s parliament, famous Reichstag was on fire in 1933, on 27 February. It was destroyed by Marinus van der Lubbe, a young Dutch council communist who was caught at the scene of the fire and got arrested for the crime.

This building was the heart of German politics and had great symbolic significance for many people around Germany.

Burning of the Reichstag 1933. Germany / Mono Print

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Marinus van der Lubbe, the young Dutch council communist who burned the Reichstag

Marinus van der Lubbe, the young Dutch council communist who burned the Reichstag

Adolf Hitler addresses the German people on radio on 31st January, 1933

Adolf Hitler addresses the German people on radio on 31st January, 1933