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Stumbling Stones Landrat-Christians-Straße 146

These memorial stones (so called Stolpersteine of stumbling blocks) commemorate:
Hanna Hahn (born 1872, murdered in Treblinka)
Louis Hahn (born 1901, murdered in Minsk)

The small brass plaques, in the pavement in front of houses of which the (mostly Jewish) residents were persecuted or 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 Bremen (in German).

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com