Saturday, March 2, 2013

Mar

2

1943

The Rose Street protest in central Berlin

The Nazi propaganda Minister Goebbels visiting the burnt out remains of Hedwigs cathedral, hit by the bombing raid of 1st March 1943.

When the officials said that the people could not yet be released, the women suggested that they wanted to stay with their husbands in jail. The officials answered that it was not allowed because the men are under arrest. The women replied that Rose Street was not a prison, and they had the right to enter the building. The Fuhrer would certainly not approve of such an unlawful practice …