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Stumbling Stones Wermingser Straße 27

These memorial stones (so called Stolpersteine of stumbling blocks) commemorate:
Erich Waldbaum (born 1898, faith unknown)
Irma Waldbaum (born 1914, faith unknown)
Gerda Waldbaum (born 1935, faith unknown)

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 Iserlohn (in German).

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