How does it feel 70 years on?
You are not responsible for your ancestors’ crimes, but may the memorials keep the memory alive.
‘The Field of Steel’ 2711 Concrete Blocks
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
‘The era of extreme Jewish intellectualism is now at an end. The breakthrough of the German revolution has again cleared the way on the German path’ Joseph Goebbels, Speech to the students in Berlin
Creepy to think that Hitler stood on that balcony
70 Years Later In memory of the Book Burning, students sell books at Humboldt University to support Freedom of Speech
Helmholtz Statue. He proposed ‘peace, tolerance & pacifism’
The Reichstag (The German Parliament) After it caught fire in 1933, the building was used for propaganda presentations and military purposes
Bebelplatz (formerly Opernplatz) Square Site of the Burning of the Books, 1933 Instigated by Propaganda Minister, Joseph Goebbels Across the road from Humboldt University, Berlin
‘Where they have burned books, They will end in burning human beings.’ Heinrich Heine
Book Burning, Berlin, 1933. Students, Professors and high Nazi officials burned more then 25,000 volumes of ‘un-German’ books.
Having a 'bowel movement' on Hitler’s Bunker
‘The Death of One is a Tragedy The Death of Millions is a Statistic’ Josef Stalin
Back to the hostel for Ms World Peace
‘Friendship and Peace’ Russian and Brandenberg flags Brandenberg Gate