U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama paid her respects at Berlin's Holocaust memorial on Wednesday.
Accompanied by her daughters and security agents, Michelle Obama walked between the large grey tomb-like slabs of the city centre monument.
Her visit to the memorial came as part of a scheduled itinerary for U.S. President Barack Obama's family in the German capital during his first official visit.
In addition to the Holocaust memorial trip, the First Lady is also expected to take in other historic Berlin sights including Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall memorial.
Obama family visits German Holocaust memorial (0:44)
June 19 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters tour Berlin's Holocaust memorial. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) ( Transcript )