This memorial stone (so called Stolperstein of stumbling block) commemorates:
Kurt Neumann (born 1875, murdered in Auschwitz on 22-4-1943)
The small copper plaques, in the pavement in front of houses of which the (mostly Jewish) residents were murdered by the Nazis, mention the name, date of birth and place (mostly a concentration camp) and date of death.
In many other cities, mainly in Germany but also in other European countries, the memorials also can be found. There are already many thousands of these plaques and their number is still counting. Almost all Stolpersteine are laid by the German artist himself, Gunter Demnig.
For more information and pictures, please visit Stolpersteine Frankfurt am Main (in German).
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- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: TracesOfWar.com