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5 Day B&W Photo Challenge: Stolpersteine in Freiburg, Germany

My final B&W photo is of Stolpersteine in Freiburg, Germany (Stolpersteine: stumbling stones).There are many European countries that use this type of memorial for remembering the victims of Nazism. 159 more words


Il n'y a pas de mots

Il n’y a pas de mots, mais il ne peut pas y avoir d’oubli…
Sur un trottoir devant une maison à Bruxelles, trois pavés qui glacent les sangs.


Stumbling stones into the past

During my first visit to Freiburg, Germany, one of the things that most impressed me was the meticulously cobbled streets. So precisely cut are the stones that you can walk on them for hours without tiring — and the mosaics are as much of a feast for the eyes as the shop windows above them. 406 more words


Biographies of Bremen Jews

For those who are looking for information on particular Jewish residents of Bremen in the years just before World War II, the first place to go is to search the Bremen Stolpersteine directory. 104 more words

Bremen Jewish History

Frieda - 08/01/2015

This small 10 x 10 cm brass plaque forms part of the world’s largest memorial. It is one of about 500 Stolpersteine, or stumbling stones, installed in Frankfurt’s pavements next to buildings to commemorate victims of the Holocaust. 38 more words


Schweißgebadet schrecke ich auf

Schweißgebadet schrecke ich auf aus Träumen, die von so sinnlicher Intensität waren, dass ich sie nicht als Träume erkennen konnte. Zu beißend war der Geruch des Linoleums in dem stickigen Klassenraum, zu dröhnend das Gelächter der Schüler, die vor mir saßen. 279 more words


Here Lived Herbert Frank: History, Art, and Memory

By James Marten

A few weeks ago I literally stumbled across some of the most moving historical monuments I’ve ever seen. I was attending a conference on the experiences of military veterans through the ages and around the world in Hamburg, Germany, where I stayed in a lovely late nineteenth century neighborhood unscarred by the massive bombing of this northern German port during the Second World War. 556 more words