National Geographic : 1945 Apr
Crimea Reborn 499 Work to Erase the Scars of War Is in Full Swing in the Harbor of Sevastopol In this section along the water front, damage was heaviest. Hardly a building was left standing. The new city will be nearer the sea. Parks and squares will be laid out along the shore, stadiums will be built, and wide stairways will lead to the beaches. Arriving soon after Russian recapture of the city, the author saw battered freight cars, some marked Berlin, Dresden, and even Paris, in the rail yards (page 501).