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History

Regensburg’s New Museum of Bavarian History

To make a long story short. By Jackie Guigui-Stolberg • Photographs Courtesy Jackie Guigui-Stolberg The history of Bavaria is a long, long story. That’s why Regensburg’s new Museum of Bavarian History focusses “only” on the last two hundred years. Its main... Read More...

Books, Website Offer Help in Finding German Archives

By James M. Beidler There’s a concept in genealogy that is one of the most crucial mistakes to avoid as it will cost much time and heartburn. It’s called “presentism,” which is a coinage worthy of definition: The false sense that customs and ways of life in... Read More...

Porsche Museum Marks Milestones

50 Years of the 917 and the 914 and 10 Years of the Porsche Museum Courtesy Porsche Museum Three jubilees, one big birthday and a dynamic “Heritage Experience”—2019 marked several high points for the Porsche Museum. With a commitment to making company hist... Read More...

Nuremberg

A wonderland of medieval and modern sites to see in Nuremberg By Phyllis Meras One of my favorite childhood books was The Toys of Nuremberg. It was written in verse by an American, Lillian Baker Sturges, in 1913. In it, Jumping Jacks and ducks on wheels, H... Read More...

Dreißig Jahre Fall der Berliner Mauer

Von Peter Pabisch Dreißig Jahre sind vergangen seit dem Fall der Berliner Mauer; bekanntlich ereignete sich dieses historische Datum am 9. November 1989 und folgte dem Ende des Eisernen Vorhangs in den Monaten davor. Das bedeutete auch das Ende des Kalten K... Read More...