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East German church recovers stained-glass windows from Russia

Post Time:Dec 22,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:135

This drab Eastern German city [Frankfurt An Der Oder], which was almost completely destroyed during the last days of World War II, boasts the most spectacular medieval stained glass windows that any mayor could dream of showing, especially during Christmasfestivities.

The windows have finally been returned to their home in the Marienkirche, or Church of Our Lady, after a more than 60-year exile in Russia. At 20 meters tall, or 65 feet, they depict scenes from the Old Testament in fantastically powerful images and strongcolors.

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