Looking up at the Siegessaule or Berlin Victory Column, designed by Heinrich Strack and inaugurated 1873 to celebrate the victories of the Prussian army in the Danish-Prussian war, Austro-Prussian war and Franco-Prussian war, at the Grosser Stern, Grosser Tiergarten Park, Berlin, Germany. The monument takes the form of a column topped by a giant gilded bronze statue of Victoria by Friedrich Drake and a hall of red granite pillars below. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Looking up at the Siegessaule or Berlin Victory Column, designed by Heinrich Strack and inaugurated 1873 to celebrate the victories of the Prussian army in the Danish-Prussian war, Austro-Prussian war and Franco-Prussian war, at the Grosser Stern, Grosser Tiergarten Park, Berlin, Germany. The monument takes the form of a column topped by a giant gilded bronze statue of Victoria by Friedrich Drake and a hall of red granite pillars below. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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