30 years after d. surrender and addressing d. President camera: Luppa origin: DEFA Bremen portrait camera: Rieck Pasadena roof Orchestra camera: Jackson at the beginning and end of total length
This policy: The war 1945 Berlin, early May 1945 Red Army soldiers storm the Imperial capital, bring down the resistance of the last defender, work from House to House to the command center of the Nazistaates. Cameramen of the Red Army held the last hours of the German Empire. The inferno of death and destruction was followed by emergency and suffering - for the younger, little more than a fading memory now. Civilians fought for daily survival, the army of millions of prisoners of war in an uncertain fate. Since then, the erstwhile allies celebrate the day of the German surrender with different accents. At the 30th anniversary President Scheel is invited to a ceremony of remembrance in the Castle Church of Bonn University: "we Germans remember these days: our country was destroyed 30 years ago, destroyed, despised, hated. A war was ended by the us did we make the whole world the enemy.
Are we wiser? I think Yes. We have learned our lesson and thus meets our obligation to history. Here is the deepest reason that this country is still respected in the world. This country is worth that you seek him. The painful experience of the elderly and the impartiality of the younger must work together. So we will be in the future.
Here city portrait: Bremen as Bremen town musicians have their fixed place in German fairy tales books these four animals. The port city of Bremen - today the smallest State, is more than 1000 years old. What survived the times, will be maintained, what gnawed at the ravages of time, lovingly restored. In the heart of the dynamic city of port that is restored medieval quarter Schnoor - an island of calm and cosiness - cities in Germany, for example, Bremen. The port specific history and growth of Bremen, Germany's oldest Lake City. It's the 9. The residents linked century trade with shipping. In the middle ages, shipbuilding was added, today is a hub of the German Bremen In IM and export, two large shipyards build tankers and container ships to customers around the world. From Bremen, each second Cup is coffee, which is drunk in the Federal Republic. The traditional Bremer coffee companies have watched today, foreign competition takes them the cup from your hand. The coffee Inspector tastes from each variety: Germany's coffee drinkers are as well as the smokers to the most demanding consumers who had world, as tobacco stock Bremen has always been a good reputation. The newly added tobacco industry produces tobacco, cigars and cigarettes.
This is one of the snapshots of a big city, in the middle-class is still alive: a large kitchen, young people provide old and invalid citizens of the city with a free lunch. In the new landscape of concrete on the river Weser is thinking about the society of tomorrow. In Bremen University, a reform model was realized the a broad participation of students and the inclusion of industrial.
World of work, the study foresees. Literal world openness proves Bremen as Europe's aerospace pioneer. By order of 9 European countries the company ERNO builds the space laboratory Spacelab: Europe's contribution to the Apollo programme and at the same time Europe's entry into the human spaceflight.
They are future and past - in Bremen closer together than anywhere else. When you ripped the ground of the old cathedral to lay a central heating, were found on tombs, where for nearly 1000 years, Bremen bishops rest. Currently, measured and the Bremer preserve their precious findings - with the same deliberation and precision with which they prepare the conquest of the universe. Committed just a great story, and so he feels conservative tuned Bremer in the tearing of the time of his past at least as close as the present.
This show: Sweet music dance music of the twenties. In the world there is only one band that plays in the style, in Hamburg, the imagined Pasadena roof Orchestra from London. 13 English musician and singer John party. 120 original scores from the roaring twenties are the standard repertoire of the Pasadena roof Orchestra, which makes his first nostalgia trip through Europe at home after great successes. If you play dressed musicians in London to dance to the fashion fifty years ago, ball cards be handed the ladies where the Lords make a note of your dance needs must be.