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Everyday life under German occupation


Deklaracja Praw Człowieka

Incident at Brettheim, 1945 (Die Männer von Brettheim)

author Friedrich Braun, Thilo Pohle 

 Students from Rothenburg ob der Tauber made a film about Brettheim in the last days of the war. In it, survivors recall SS atrocities and the arrival of U.S. troops. With the help of Russian and American students, the young Germans made Russian and English versions of the film. Along with an exhibition, the film has been seen throughout Europe, the U.S. and Canada, inspiring students to record their own local histories. Project derived from partner website “Lernen aus der Geschichte”.