Posts tagged with 1918

  1. Die Mauer muss weg

    2019-11-09 17:58:00 UTC

    Today we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, but November 9, known by Germans as Schicksalstag, is much more than that happy event. For the history of Germany in the 20th century and for the rest of Europe maybe … It is a…

  2. War!

    2019-09-01 20:08:00 UTC

    • WAR! • Berliners in front of a radio store listen to news of the invasion of Poland by German forces on September 1, 1939. The capital lived its first experience in aerial warfare when an air siren sounded that evening, the first of many to come. It was a…

  3. 100 Jahre - Frieden und Revolution

    2018-11-25 18:20:23 UTC

    Last week marked the end of the First World War, with the armistice signed in 1918. Thus ended “the war that was to end all wars”. [Photo: Alamy.] [Photo: TheChicagoDailyTribune.] The world as we know, as historian Eric Hosbawms says, started that day. No other city was in the middle…

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