Author: Mari0n Kummerow

Jewish Museum Berlin Libeskind Buliding

Jewish Museum Berlin Libeskind Building

During my recent trip to Berlin, I visited the Jewish Museum with the adjacent Libeskind building that tells about the Holocaust in four different spine-chilling installations. Even from the outside you get the shivers, just looking at the titanium-zinc façade with the narrow window slits. American architect Daniel Libeskind called his design “Between the Lines“. […]

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Memorial Rampe Bergen Belsen

Holocaust Memorial “Rampe Bergen”

Probably everyone knows about the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but there’s another smaller memorial nearby. The “Rampe Bergen” or Train Loading Ramp Bergen. The monument made of unused railtracks marks the entrance to the hiking trail leading to the Rampe Bergen Memorial. The ramp itself cannot be accessed, because it’s on military grounds, but the memorial […]

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German Red Cross Suchdienst
A Memorable Visit to the Friedland Transit Camp Museum
Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Recently I visited the concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen that was hosting a temporary exhibition about Children in Concentration Camps. The Bergen-Belsen Memorial Foundation has interviewed many children survivors and made the video interviews available in the exhibition. Even after so many years the now aged people are still emotionally disturbed when talking about their experiences. […]

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Fallingbostel Military Museum
Warsaw Uprising Museum

Warsaw Uprising

In June 2017  I spent a few days in Warsaw. Poland, and especially the capital has plenty of WW2 history. The picture to the left is the memorial for the fallen soldiers in the Warsaw Uprising, the biggest uprising against the German occupation anywhere in Europe. I spent half a day in the Warsaw Uprising […]

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Turning Point

About PEARL HARBOR AND MORE Stories of WWII: December 1941: On December 7th 1941, a pivotal event took place that changed the face of World War II. Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes carried out a devastating surprise attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. By December 11th, the United States was […]

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