On 13 september 1944, two boys of 14 years old, Johann Herren and Karl Schwartz, were executed on this location after a short trial. They were arrested for plunder after the population of Aachen was forcely evacuated.

The plaque is part of the project “Wege Gegen Das Vergessen” (Ways Against Forgetting).

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Fedor de Vries