Background: Just before the war began, Albert Speer completed the Reich Chancellery in Berlin, the seat of Hitlerís government, a building designed to impress. It was to be the seat of empire. Everything was on a massive scale, and Hitler did not cut costs.
The source: Die Kunst im Dritten Reich, September 1939
Hitlerís Reich Chancellery
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