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Excursion

Occupied Vienna

Fri 18.10.2019, 14:00-17:00

Cornerstone of Freedom on Frankhplatz, Vienna, AT
© photograph: Rolf M. Urrisk

This walk leads in and around the 'inter-Allied Zone' (today: the inner city). Past more or less visible evidence of the time when Vienna was occupied, telling stories that foster a completely new view of the city.

Soviet inscription on Stephansdom, Vienna, AT
© photograph: Rolf M. Urrisk

Places where one can stroll unhindered today were politically highly charged locations in the years from 1945–1955. They were sites of spying and of military surveillance as well as border-crossings — marked by uniforms, flags and signs in various languages.

 

With: expert (Brigadier, rtd.) Rolf M. Urrisk

Moderated by Teresa Morandini, Az W

 

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