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A tale of twin cities: how Coventry and Stalingrad invented the concept

theguardian.com
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Under the ring road, just north of Coventry’s city centre, there are a series of murals. Faded and streaked with water damage and pigeon droppings they show hands shaking across the ocean in what would once have been bright, cheerful colours. On a grimy concrete pillar you can still just about read the explanation for their existence on a scratched and faded plaque. Continue Reading

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