Michael Wieck had already published his memoirs of his time in Königsberg under Nazi rule and Soviet occupation in the 1980s, before the topic of
As a postscript to the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Nuremberg trial, Peter Less should be mentioned here. Born in Koenigsberg, who fled
Unfortunately we had to carry a member of our association to the grave. We have created a page in German and English on which we
The Laaser family in Tilsit owned several sawmills. Eugen Laaser was the president of the Tilsit Chamber of Commerce and had an art nouveau villa
The Herman family was a large Jewish family in Königsberg. She was a very well known voice of the young Israeli radio station and was head of the radio department for children and young people for a long time.
Search for a Jewish dentist in Königsberg 1943
“Admitted to treatment of Jewish dental patients”
Happy 90 th Birthday! Leonore Echt was born in 1929 in Insterburg (today Chernjachowsk, Russian Federation Kaliningrad Oblast). In Johannesburg (South Africa) we celebrated the birthday …….
The city of Heydekrug in East Prussia (formerly Germany, today Lithuania) has a special history. In 1941 Heydekrug took the initiative and took Jews from the newly conquered areas across the border to run their own concentration camp in the village for a few years. So it happened that well-known former Heydekrugers met their old neighbours as work slaves.
…. . This is the “Driesen Foundation”. Christians and Jews lived here together, as everywhere in Königsberg. In 1936 the magistrate decided that it would no longer be reasonable for Christians to live under one roof with Jews. ……
Our efforts are not only to commemorate the fled and murdered Jews from East Prussia, but also to bring back the people erased from history