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Various cobblestones in Germany, from Schwetzingen, Weinheim, Mainz, and the last one from Durham, UK.
And these are special pavement stones, so called “Stolpersteine” (stumbling stones) commemorating men and women who have been deported to concentration camps during the persecution of Nazi Germany. 29 more words
I want to take you on a virtual tour of Berlin, where, more than any other city in Germany, or indeed in the German-speaking lands, it’s possible to see history and memory written into the very fabric of the buildings and in the way that buildings have changed their use over the centuries. 66 more words
Some of the most impressive, subtle and modest memorials in Berlin are the “Stolpersteine”. Translated into English as ”stumbling stones”, they are 10 by 10 centimeters concrete cubes bearing brass plates engraved with the names, life and death dates of Nazi persecution victims. 589 more words