BOOK REVIEW: ‘Berlin at War’

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There would be no “peace” for Berlin, for the arrival of the Red Army would bring a brutal Soviet occupation and an estimated 4,000 suicides among Berliners. But this reviewer was dry-eyed at the fate of a city that had enjoyed the good years but took no responsibility for the bad.

Biographer and historian John M. Taylor lives in McLean, Va.

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