Königsberg – a tragic remnant, a reminder – and marzipan

At the end of the First World War, East Prussia was effectively isolated from Germany. At the end of the Second World War, its capital, the medieval city of Königsberg, was obliterated by British bombing and Russian bombardment. It is one of Europe’s bitterest forgotten histories, sweetened only by the citizens’ predilection for marzipan. Continue reading Königsberg – a tragic remnant, a reminder – and marzipan

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