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Kristallnacht and Mauthausen // November 9th and 13th

On November 9th we were called together one evening in preparation of our visit to Mauthausen, a labor camp from the Holocaust. We learned more about Salzburg’s, and Austria’s, history during the time of the Nazis.

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Let Social Media Inspire You #2

Here lived…..

Gedenktag 9. November – Den Opfern zur Erinnerung, den Lebenden zur Mahnung. #Stolpersteine #Demnig #keinverblassen pic.twitter.com/E4OqOIldTE

— Stolpersteine (@_Stolpersteine_) November 9, 2015

November 9, 1938 was called…

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History

Stolpersteine im bayerischen Freising

Während sie in Augsburg und im benachbarten München noch immer verhindert werden, gibt es die sog. “Stolpersteine“ auch in Freising. Ob wir alle entdeckten, die es dort vor Ort bereits gibt oder geben sollte? 140 more words

Bavaria Bayern

Long story...

A long time ago (3 years actually, but at my age…), Robin Fullmer wrote to me about a program on a Jewish emigree to New Zealand, I did some research and came up with… 360 more words

Mainz

Berlin: Stolperstein

As part of a public art project, German painter Gunter Demnig installed his first Stolperstein (literally “stumbling block”) in 1995 in Cologne, Germany. Over the past 20 years, the small, cobblestone-shaped memorials have grown into what’s been called the largest decentralized memorial in the world, honoring the victims of the Nazi regime, both survivors and those who perished. 70 more words

Travel

Photo A Day: September 6, 2015: Berlin's 'Stumbling Blocks'

Berlin is a lovely city; one of the best in Europe.

One of the most interesting things you can see when walking around are the ‘Stolpersteine’, otherwise known as stumbling blocks. 133 more words

2015 Photo Challenge

The Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones) of Europe

My wife noticed them first.

“Did you see these?” she called from ten paces behind.

I hadn’t.  Busy gawking at the church spires of Freiburg, Germany, and distracted by trams, speeding cars, and meandering crowds, my attention was focused on what lay ahead rather than on what was beneath my feet. 624 more words

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