Bei den letzten Verhandlungen zwischen der Hitlerhaus-Eigentümerin Gerlinde Pommer (65), dem Innenministerium, sowie der Stadtgemeinde Braunau ist es kürzlich zum Eklat gekommen: Pommer hat über ihren Wiener Anwalt, der auf… read more →
A legend of Latvia’s Jewish community celebrates his 90th birthday 2015-10-21 By Tobias Wirthmiller A LATVIAN HERO: Margers Vestermanis receiving the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award. Margers Vestermanis, a legendary custodian… read more →
Munich bans plaques commemorating Holocaust victims DAVID CHARTER THE TIMES MAY 2, 2015 12:00AM SAVE PRINT Hide and seek in the Peter Eisenman-designed Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe… read more →
Österreichs First Lady Margot Klestil-Löffler: Ein Beitrag zum besseren Verständnis unserer Heimat New York. – Ihren ersten öffentlichen Auftritt in New York machte Österreichs First Lady, Margot Klestil-Löffler, auf dem… read more →
An elderly woman is stopping the Austrian government from buying the building in which the dictator Adolf Hitler was born, as they try to prevent it from falling into disuse… read more →
Munich bans plaques commemorating Holocaust victims Hide and seek in the Peter Eisenman-designed Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin. Source: AFP < Prev Next > •• Brass pavement plaques… read more →
The house in which Adolf Hitler was born in Austria has stood empty for four years, and it shows. Wet stains mottle its yellow facade, and the wooden window frames are in need of a fresh coat of paint.
In Austria, it is compulsory for citizens to give back to their country. For most, that means national military service. But others can choose alternative ways of contributing to society, such as driving ambulances or helping senior citizens.
BRAUNAU AM INN, Austria — Days after this city across the river from Bavaria surrendered to the United States Army in May 1945, a group of German soldiers sought to flatten a three-story house here that had served as a Nazi pilgrimage site and shrine since the late 1930s.
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