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~Lost "Walking Horses" Of Natzi Germany Found! Josef Thorak~

I just found out about these two sculptures that have been missing for 26 years and were just found on the 21 of May 2015! 482 more words


Friday Foto: Hitler's Long-Lost Bronze Horses are Found

(NEWSER) – Two life-size bronze horses commissioned to stand outside Adolf Hitler’s chancellery disappeared from their last known location in Germany in 1989. Some 25 years later, the masterpieces have been discovered in an illegal art bust, … 470 more words


Speer's Berlin described

Here is another passage from Fatherland, a novel whose plot unfolds almost two decades after Germany has won World War II in 1946. The Fatherland stretches east of Moscow; most of Western Europe that is not part of the new Germany is part of a German-led co-prosperity sphere. 710 more words


The Abandoned Building on the Island of Rügen

Normally the Files would not be focusing on abandoned relicts in Germany, for it is not in the domain. There are enough websites that focus on this topic, regardless of where. 730 more words

25 Years Of Germany

Architecture Appreciation at SingaPlural 2015, 99 Beach Road

Popped into 99 Beach Road, where SingaPlural 2015 was being held, for a session on Architecture appreciation.

The speaker gave the same pointers about appreciating buildings as… 430 more words


Targeting Ball-bearing Factories

Inside the Third Reich was written in secret by former Third Reich armaments minister Albert Speer over the course of his 20 year sentence in Spandau prison for war crimes after the end of WWII. 711 more words


Hitler the Artist and the Fatal Attraction of the Nazis

Fanaticism is, in part, a condition of being overpowered aesthetically.

George Kateb, Patriotism and other mistakes, 2006

Often the postwar transformation of memory took on strange forms, as in the appropriation by Mexicans of the Volkswagen Beetle, originally the Nazi “Strength Through Joy” car, as a national icon in the late 20th century; painted yellow, the… 1,202 more words