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Georg Elser

Hermaringen 1903 - Dachau 1945
Carpenter and German resistance fighter; attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler on 8 November 1939
(Wikipedia)
Ulrich Klages
2011

Berlin /  Georg Elser   Berlin /  Georg Elser

Description

17-metre (56ft) steel sculpture showing the silhouet of Elser's face.

Inscription(s)

Ich habe den Krieg verhindern willen.
Georg Elser, Ende November 1939

Annotation

The sculpture is at the place where Hitler's chancellery once stood, before it was razed to the ground by the Soviets after the war.

Berlin - Georg Elser

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 52°30'44" - E 13°22'57")

Item Code: debe031; Photograph: 9 August 2013
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