Traces of History

My competition was about...
…the Mennonites, a protestant free church, in southwest Germany. I asked myself three questions:
How did the Mennonite’s community develop? In what way are Mennonites different? How did my family discern and how did they handle their disparity?

"Mennonites: Different. Believing. Brave." (2015)

My competition was about...
…illegitimate children of SS-soldiers after the Second World War. I asked my grandfather and his half sister because they are both illegitimate children of the same SS – soldier. The two met for the first time in 2007 and it is a really interesting story how they found out about each other.

"Illegitimate children of SS-Soldiers and the difficulty of historical research" (2015)

Born 1995 in Detmold, Germany
High school student (Gymnasium Leopoldinum, Detmold)

"The scandals surrounding Wilhelm Gräfer over the course of time and through the vicissitudes of society" (2011)

Born in 1993 in Langenhagen, Germany
High school student (Langenhagen Gymnasium)

"On Heroes, Anti-Heroes and the Individuals Behind All This - the Story of Fritz Rodewald" (2009)

Born in 1993 in Weiden, Germany
High- school student (Augustinus- Gymnasium, Weiden)

"Melchior Probst- A hero?" (2009)

Born in 1992 in Göttingen, Germany
Rebecca is studying law at Passau University in Germany. (Last updated 2013)

"Remembrance Means Life - In Memoriam Gudrun Goeseke" (2009) with Felicitas Mügge