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Denkmal-DDR Durchgangslager

Memorial GDR Transit Camp

Mahnmal zur Erinnerung an die Vertreibung der Deutschen aus den Ostgebieten

Memorial to commemorate the expulsion of the Germans from the eastern territories

Viktor Eichler
1959

Wesel /  Denkmal-DDR Durchgangslager   Wesel /  Denkmal-DDR Durchgangslager

Description

Brick wall with a ceramic sculpture on one corner of a man, woman and child embracing each other.
On the wall is the text: "es gibt kein entrinnen, nur ein hindurch" (There is no escape, only going through) and on the other side "diese siedlung wurde 1959 für flüchtlinge errichtet" (This settlement was built in 1959 for refugees).

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Location (N 51°39'10" - E 6°37'1")

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Item Code: denw1050; Photograph: 2 August 2022
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