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All announcements are subject to Corona conditions and short-term changes

Second update, November 2020:

  • As the current lockdown continues through December 20th, we have to cancel our November meeting as well as the AGM which was scheduled for December 12th. We regret that no further announcements can be made at this time.
  • The theatre we had booked has been postponed to next year.

Please stay tuned and check here for new information.

Lest we forget – the fate of ordinary soldiers in the First World War

Saturday, 09 May 2015, 17:30h

(Please note the change of programme.)

Gillian Gissing, a speaker from the UK, talks about her commemorative journey to Ypres (Belgium) to retrace the route that her great-uncle took a hundred years ago. She visited the field where he died in action and attended a ceremony at the Menin Gate – which bears his name – a memorial to the Missing. Gillian will talk about the fate of her great-uncle as well as the experiences shared by thousands of ordinary soldiers on both sides of the trenches.

In cooperation with the International Education Centre of the VHS Düsseldorf ‘Die Brücke’

Venue

Vortragssaal
Kasernenstraße 6, 40213 Düsseldorf