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... of Jews who were killed during the Holocaust.
It was for my father’s mother.
Translated, it reads: “Here lived Henriette Hirschfeld, maiden name Gutfeld, born in 1868. Deported September 21, 1942 to Theresienstadt. Murdered January 13, 1944.”
I fought back the tears as I touched it.
Here was a direct link to the grandmother I would never meet because she ...
... people murder by the Nazi regime lived.
We then went to the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe. The site is a series of concrete pylons on a grid that sits on a sloping field. The arrangement resembles a cemetery, but is also designed to produce an uneasy and confusing environment.
From here we walked through the Tiergarden to the Memorial for Sinti and Roma (Gypsies) and onto ...
This is a beautiful mansion that is located beside of the Grunewald Train Station. The owner of the home invited us in to see it. The home was built in 1918 for a Jewish family who fled when they realized what was happening. The owner did not say where the Jewish family went when they fled. The owner did not state who he bought the home from either.
It is hard to believe that anyone could live here and see what ...
... I could walk from any certain point to the any exit. Makes more sense in person! The memorial symbolizes, to me, the path to death. As we wander through the confusing part of life, we don't know what boulders lie ahead. Another meaning I felt from the memorial is the different stages of murder. Many Jews were persecuted and the pillars stand for all people who suffered at different levels. After the memorial, I saw the hotel Aldon, famous for the Michael Jackson scene where ...
... Checkpoint Charlie for taking photos of the Berlin Wall. The film in his camera was confiscated. He’s returning to take more photos.
*SG succeeds in navigating to the correct hotel in Berlin, just outside the historic city centre. We stay at the Moevenpick,which is an old building, formerly Siemens HQ.
*We find an authentic German Kneipe near the hotel where Andy enjoys a well earnt litre of German beer.