War and peace in Oberursel

A tour entitled “War and Peace in Oberursel” is being held on Sunday, 25th June, 2017.

A host of guides – Sylvia Struck, Hermann Schmidt, Angelika Rieber, Maren Horn und Dietrich Andernacht – will lead tour through the centre of the town to visit places where the town was once defended as well as places that played a roll in the wars of the 20th Century.

The tour is set to last around 2 hours and costs 3 Euro per person to take part.  The starting point is at the St.Ursula church at 2.30pm.

War and peace in Oberursel

A tour entitled “War and Peace in Oberursel” is being held on Sunday, 17th July, 2016.

A host of guides – Sylvia Struck, Hermann Schmidt, Angelika Rieber, Maren Horn und Dietrich Andernacht – will lead tour through the centre of the town to visit places where the town was once defended as well as places that played a roll in the wars of the 20th Century.

The tour is set to last around 2 hours and costs 3 Euro per person to take part.  The starting point is at the St.Ursula church at 2.30pm.

Demonstrating for Peace on the Epinay-Platz

The members of the “peace initiative” probably envisaged their human chain somewhat longer when they sent out the invitations to “Oberursel steht” on the Epinay-Platz.

To commemorate the start of the Second World War 75 years ago on what is now known in Germany as “Antikriegstag” (anti-war day) they wanted to form a chain between the asylum seekers’ accommodation and Rushmoor park.  To manage that they would have needed 1,000 people.

In the end just over 60 people followed the call at short notice and the chain was able to cross the Epinay-Platz and run at least along part of the Kumeliusstraße. [Read more…]

War and peace in Oberursel

A one-off tour entitled “War and Peace in Oberursel” is being held on Sunday, 6th July, 2014.

A host of guides – including among them Angelika Rieber and Manfred Kopp – will lead tour through the centre of the town to visit places where the town was once defended as well as places that played a roll in the wars of the 20th Century.

The tour is set to last around 2 hours and costs 3 Euro per person to take part.  The starting point is at the St.Ursula church at 2.30pm.

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