VIDEO - Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 1:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:52 am

The chilling images illustrate how the landscape was scarred with bomb craters and ruined buildings after major cities endured six years of Allied bombings.

In one poignant photograph taken in May 1946, a British soldier is seen looking over Hamburg.