Intrigue and Mystery of the Amber Room
The mystery of what is generally considered to be the greatest of the missing treasures of Europe – the Amber Room – is still unsolved. Read about the Room’s history, disappearance, and the present reconstruction.
The Amber Room: History of the Creation
Nobody has ever seen the Amber Room since it has been looted by the Nazi during 1941. Read about the Amber Room’s history and attempts to find it.
Degenerate Art – “Entartete Kunst”
Nazi exhibition of Degenerate Art was one of the ugly sides of German culture history. Look for the works and artists which were conciderded ‘degenerate’ by Hitler.
German Beer Steins
The origins of German beer steins with complete classification of different beer steins’ types, stein materials and producers.
German Nationality Law
The new law makes it easier for foreigners to receive German citizenship.
Kueche, Kirche, Kinder, … Krieg?
Germany no longer violates European Union’s principle of sexual equality — women have been for the first time admitted into combat units of German army!
Reconstruction of the Amber Room
In the early 1980s, serious work on recreating the Amber Room based on old photographs and reminiscences was undertaken in the Catherine Palace.
Terrorism in Germany – Baader-Meinhof Gang
Germany was in a decade of terror 1968-1977 due to the activity of Baader-Meinhof Gang.
CargoLifter AG produces dirigibles, majestic airships that came into life as Zeppelins, named after their inventor, Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
The Death of the Hindenburg
Hindenburg was a masterpiece of zeppelin design and still holds the record of the largest airship ever built and flying.
Zeppelins – the majestic German airships – celebrate their centennial anniversary on July 2, 2000. Due to their giant size they can be truly called the Titanics of aircraft.
Zeppelins the Bombers
Zeppelins became the frightful reality of WWI. The huge ships carried and dropped the bombs on France and Britain, and there was no defense against the midnight raids of the monsters.