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Details about German Newspaper Clipping Four Songs Plus Translations OLD

Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized…

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Two German soldiers sharpen swords, circa 1915. As seen on the cover of the German newspaper, Münchner Illustrierte.

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August Landmesser, shipyard worker in Hamburg, refused to perform Nazi salute (photo)

What a dude. Story behind the picture is online, just search for August Landmesser.

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