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Denkmal fur die Gefallenen der beiden Weltkriege (Monument to the fallen of the two world wars, in English) is a sober monument located close to the Alster Arcades to remember the war horrors. It is an impressive monument, which I could not stop looking at...More
A large point of interest constructed to pay tribute to the men and young boys of Hamburg that perished in The Great War 1914 - 1918.
The monument is found within a few meters of the Rathaus and Rathausmarkt.
The inscription one side translates as...More
The column at Rathausmarkt in Hamburg is a reminder to posterity of the insanity of waging wars. While it may boost the economy and detract the people temporarily by providing jobs, the absolute losses, in particular human lives, cannot be equated in money terms.
There are so many examples in all scriptures, and results of last 100 years, but we do not learn. History continues to repeat itself. Human lust for power, keeps the machinery of war - killing our own species - alive to snuff out purpose of...More