Emil Schmidt’s Memories 7

In the seventh and last episode of our interview series with the retired headmaster Emil Schmidt in Bremen, he remembers how he experience the end of the war as a 15 years old boy. A new series with another contemporary … Continue reading →

Emil Schmidt’s Memories 6

In the sixth and second last episode of our interview series with Emil Schmidt in Bremen (born 1932), he tells us about his memories of his family’s evacuation, the so called ‘Kinderlandverschickung’ in Bautzen in Saxony – and also how … Continue reading →

The Texel Uprise

Visiting the cemetery of the Georgians on Texel. The Dutch North Sea island, a holiday paradise today, played an important part during WW II as a bulwark in the so called Atlantic Wall against the allies. Part of its garrison … Continue reading →