Confronting Germany’s dark history: how the mighty had fallen
One of the annual Nazi political rallies in Nuremberg in the 1930s

Confronting Germany’s dark history: how the mighty had fallen

As I kept thinking about all of those architectural monstrosities that we saw on our tour of Nuremberg, I reminded myself of that photo I saw in Berlin of the Nazis crouching in fear at war's end. How the mighty have fallen, I thought.

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In Nuremberg, Germany: a fortress castle, a toy museum and a huge Christmas market
"Prune People" for sale at Nuremberg Christmas Market

In Nuremberg, Germany: a fortress castle, a toy museum and a huge Christmas market

Nuremberg has long been a center of toy making and this museum is one of the city’s top tourist attractions. More than a dozen local toy manufacturers developed model railways and Nuremberg’s toymakers were known for coming up with new ways to make toys move.

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