Identify Berlin building

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Identify Berlin building

Post by Mannheim » 16 Mar 2019 01:21

A friend has sent me some (excellent) photos of his time in Berlin in 1969. There are a number of Third Reich sites which I can identify but this one has me stumped. It's labeled "Farming Agriculture Building c. 1969" and it clearly has an agricultural motif with the (headless) eagle holding a plough. However, AFAIK the Agricultural Ministry was at Wilhelmstrasse 72 and this building is not it. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by Max » 16 Mar 2019 05:14

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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by Mannheim » 16 Mar 2019 05:28

Wow! That was quick! Thanks, Max: that may well narrow the field! BTW, what's on the other side?

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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by Max » 16 Mar 2019 11:21

Mannheim wrote:
16 Mar 2019 05:28
BTW, what's on the other side?
Follow the link - just the manufacturer's name, I think.
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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by WW2 Historian » 16 Mar 2019 11:49

can you share some of the other pics?

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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by Max » 16 Mar 2019 14:56

This may be somewhat related.

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https://www.numisbids.com/n.php?p=lot&sid=402&lot=1025
This badge is a civil award for outstanding service to the Nazi Party within the province or Gau Warthland—a political division formed from the territory annexed from Poland at the beginning of World War II.
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Found this also
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Are you sure that this building is in Berlin and not in the east [Poznan?]
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Re: Identify Berlin building

Post by Mannheim » 17 Mar 2019 03:02

Not sure at all, Max. The bloke who sent it to me was in Berlin in 1969 and this came captioned Farming Agricultural Building C. 1969. I had the same thought but couldn't find a photo of the building in Posen(Poznan). I have suggested that it may be the Berlin liaison office with Gau Wartheland but that's only a guess. If we knew the address we could use period maps. Thanks for your help!

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