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Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin

Type: Physical memorial
Location: Berlin
Country: Germany
Creator: Appelt, Eisenlohr, Müller, Zwirner
Dedication year: 1992

Added: 8/31/2009
Updated: 10/18/2010 10:40:06 PM

Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge

This small memorial, which was erected in 1992, is located right outside of the main entrance to the German Parlament in Tiergarten, Berlin. It commemorates 96 Members of the German Parlament who were murdered by the Nazis in the 1930-ies and 40-ies. The plaque depicted above reads:

This memorial was erected in remembrance of 96 members of parlament who were murdered by the National Socialists, by the citizen initiative Berlin Perspectives, with support from the German Enterprise Organisation, Bezirksamt Tiergarten, the Senator for Cultural Affairs and many citizens.
Proposal by: Appelt, Eisenlohr, Müller, Zwirner, 1992


Photos by: Jon Brunberg, 2005

 

Part of the series ''60th Anniversary of the End of WWII in Berlin''

A series of articles from the events in Berlin during the anniversary of the end of WWII. All articles.

Memorials

• Neue Wache, Berlin
• Memorial to Murdered Members of Parlament in Berlin

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• The 60 th Anniversary of WWII in Berlin
• The 8 of May in Berlin: Day of Victory, Liberation or Defeat
• Images from the Ceremony at the Sowjetisches Ehrenmal on May 8
• The Memorial to Europe's Murdered Jews Open for the Public
• More Images from The Memorial to Europe's Murdered Jews in Berlin

Editorials

• The 60th anniversary of the end of WWII in Berlin

Features

• Memorials are After All Only Symbolic Works of Art

 

POSTED BY JON BRUNBERG ON 8/31/2009

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