Hello from a new comer; I am a long time collector of WWII germany related photographs from Japan ( my website: http://www.history.jp/wehrmacht/
Last August I had a chance to visit St. Petersburg, Catherine Palace included. Impressive. Awesome. Incredible. What a tragedy that the palace and other great history was lost, in addition to the huge loss of human lives.
Back in Tokyo, I checked my Agfacolor part of my collection to find Catherine Palace photos, because my collection focus is Heeresgruppe Nord
(German army's army group north) and I knew I had something...
Bingo! I thought that I post to revive this old thread.
So here's the then and now image: