|The Little Diary
|The German Girl: YOU Belong to the Führer Too
|The Automobile Creates Jobs!
OPEL: Serving Germany's Advance - Serving Germany's Traffic Development
|If this man would have been sterilised, the following would not have been born:
1 Unsocial Individual 4 Deaf and Dumb 3 Stutterers - 2 Epileptics 1 Mentally Handicapped 1 Physically Handicapped
|One Year At Work!
|The Telefunken Company Comrade: Our Führer is 50
Involvement Leads to Success!
German business ability passed down through three generations has led Tengelman - a pure German family company - from small beginnings to its present importance.
|Moth-Proof Schachenmayr NoMotta-Wool
The German Woman Knits Once Again!
Thanks to the Führer, she has found her way back to the home
|In Step with the Times: AEG
|Philipp Holzmann Ltd.
The Headquarters of the Führer in the New Chancellery. The links between Philipp Holzmann Ltd. the SS, the Wehrmacht and the Organisation Todt expanded throughout the War.
|They reached a climax in 1944-45. Concentration Camp prisoners had to work in near inhuman conditions on nearly all the company's construction sites. The 'Total Building Campaign' was a result of declaring 'Total War'.
The Little Diary is a reflection about the 'Zeitgeist' of National Socialism, about the perpetrators, about their supporters, about the victims and above all, about the missing members of my family.
Berlin, november 1999
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|21st March 1929:
My father marries Marianne in Berlin
|7th July 1934:
Hans und Marianne emigrate to Prague
|21st September 1936:
Aunt Annelies dies of Epilepsy in Prague
|13th August 1939:
Grandfather Goldlust commits suicide in Prague
|17th August 1939:
My mother emigrates to England
26th January 1943:
Grandmother und Grandfather Reiss are deported
|19th May 1942:
Aunt Ilse is gassed in Chelmno
22nd October 1942: Grandmother Goldlust is gassed in Treblinka
|14th August 1942:
Great Aunts Flora und Dora are murdered in Riga
16th May 1944:
Great Aunt Lina is gassed in Auschwitz
|8th October 1943:
Marianne is executed in Prague
|12th October 1944:
Aunt Olga and Uncle Ernst are gassed in Auschwitz
|9th July 1999:
In an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Philipp Holzmann Ltd. admits its widespread use of forced labour during the 'Third Reich'.