Werner Bischof’s Photographs of the ruins of Germany, 1945-46.
The Reichstag building.
Horses search for food among the ruins.
Town of Koblenz. Upside-down statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I.
A man looking at the ruined city of Frankfurt am Main.
Bonn. A mother breastfeeding her child as long as possible to stave off malnutrition.
Cologne. Interior of the bomb shattered cathedral.
Town of Friedrichshafen. Children playing inside a destroyed church. September 1945.
Freiburg im Brisgau. Children play amongst the ruins. 1945.
Tiergarten. Collecting firewood. In the background: the Reichstag (City Hall). 1946.