01 monastery Maulbronn-Maulbronn in Württemberg with half-timbered houses. Fountain. Maulbronn monastery Fountain House. From mouth of figures running well water. Boarding students in the former Cistercian Monastery. The Maulbronn cross representing Christ at the moment of death. Boarding students at House music. Flute playing. Spinet. The monastery in the snow.
(64 m) 02 Ingolstadt: Gisela Biedermann, industry champion Audi Gisela Biedermann is working on the car. On the drawing board technical drawing. Young women working in workshop. Canteen. Industry champion eats between men. Work on the screen. Planning and construction. At closing time, Gisela Biedermann leaves the factory with colleagues.
(46 m) 03 30 years Bundeswehr count Goltz - Kaserne in Hamburg, Jeep drive through gate. Corporal Michael Gutmann reports back at the guard to the service. German armed forces flag. Appearance in the yard. Soldiers on tanks. Dachshund barks. Michael Gutmann as a tank driver. Exit in the snow. Practice course Bergen Hohne between Hamburg and Hanover. Tanks in the area. Ammunition is issued. Corporal Gutmann enters his armor as a driver. Entry door closes. Red flag is attached. When firing. Soldier faces, great.
04. small Circus Circus wagon Atlas (65 m) along meadow. Construction of the tent. Hitting the tent blocks.
Setting up the Poles, voltage of the tent roof. The senior of the family business goes to the camels and giving them treats. He spread straw in the stable of ponies.
Man plays the Hammond organ. Boy in tricks on the trampoline.
Mother with baby on her arm. Elephant carries a 3 year old boy with the trunk. Little boy is among the elephants. Pony runs to camel. Artists behind the ring.
Director of horse dressage. Art tab. Clown on a horse. Horse quadrille.
(50 m) 05. cargo Center Frankfurt loading with electric cars at the cargo Center. Frankfurt airport. Aircraft on the airfield. Computer-controlled moves containers and packages in the cargo hold. Lift move automatically. Loadmasters observed reverse charging on the plane. Lufthansa is rolling out aircraft.
(50 m) 06. 40 years of art in the National Gallery Berlin National Gallery Berlin. Images from the postwar years. Destruction and Division of Germany. Abstract paintings. Color compositions. Young people attend exhibition. Different styles and themes. Oekers needle paintings. Josef Beuys' representations. Sculptures. Art and artists of the last 40 years.
(60 m) 07. security training in the Alpine skier on the slope. Courses of the mountaineering school of the German Alpine Club show how threats can be countered. Safety above all. Skier wear small transmitter with him to help locate accidents. Devices will be checked. Group ski hiking on glacier rock 3000 m high. Man tumbles and falls into a crevasse. He is captured by lifeline. Casualty is slowly recovered on the rope from column. Savior hedge each other.
(51 m) 08 US-Wiesbaden: Airforce Hospital of the United States Air Force medical center. Hospital room. Family members of the soldiers of the U.S. Army are treated there. Water massage. Laboratory work. Doctor pulls on rubber gloves.
01 air force hospital in Wiesbaden, United States Air Force regional medical center. In Wiesbaden the largest and most modern hospital is the U.S. armed forces. Specialists from as good as alien disciplines and numerous nurses care for the soldiers and their families.
The technology can compete with any big civil hospital. Air force hospital everything can be treated by the broken leg until the heart fails.
Doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians on the one - patient on the other side: most are soldiers.
For many Americans, the hospital in Wiesbaden is first stop on the way home been., E.g. for victims of terrorist acts in the Lebanon or the hostages from Tehran.
The facilities of the clinic are new, the buildings, however, stammon from the Jahre_1938, when the former German Wehrmacht built here cin hospital. Where today 350 patients are treated, up to 2,000 wounded were housed in the years of the war, the bombs because usually in the basement. 02. the master is a woman thats Gisela Biedermann with their favorite pastime. When it comes to cars, no work is too much or too dirty.
And that is Gisela Biedermann at their place of work in an automobile factory in Ingolstadt. The 23-year-old became the first woman in southern Bavaria to the industry champion is barely gewordon, she works on the next career step: now she wants to be an engineer.
Here she's learned - as a girl in a profession traditionally considered to be male. But more and more young women have proven themselves in Germany professionals who considered their mothers still out of reach.
Mrs Baker as an equal among equals is accepted also in the canteen. The German Government specifically promotes the professional qualifications of women. You should have no worse chances than men.
Work on screen. Gisela Biedermann is introduced here in an area that is considered the "latest craze" in the industry: planning and construction to nit a computer.
Women and men shall have equal rights, according to the German Constitution. Gisela Biedernann shows, what does that mean in everyday life.
03. 30 years Bundeswehr the Graf-Goltz-Kaserne in Hamburg. Location of Panzerbatallions of the German Bundeswehr. The corporal Michael Gutmann reporting after a visit to the parents back for the service. He has 400 kilometres ride behind. Gutmann is conscript, like most of the soldiers of the Bundeswehr.
Every young man must be a soldier or perform a substitute service since 1955. Conscription was until recently, fifteen months, but now eighteen months, because otherwise the army due to the decline of the birth rate would not enough young.
Michael Gutmann has become after all same basic training tank driver. Much responsibility for the 19jührigen. "His" Leopard II costs, after all, about 6 million marks. Care and prudence are needed here, the soldier is not lone, but team workers in dealing with increasingly complicated weapons systems.
On the training ground in Bergen-Hohne between Hamburg and Hanover.
Barracks and training are far from the hometowns of most of the young soldiers. For many a problem. However, the geographical position of the Federal Republic and the concept of Defense, that results from it, leave no other choice. The corporal Gutmann wears it with version. He accepts the compulsory military service including the personal restrictions as a civic duty. No enthusiasm for it shape the everyday life of conscripts, which should show what they have learned here military, but insight into the need.
Michael Gutmann and his comrades must expect to be convened later to exercises. They hope that their service ensures peace in Europe.
04. Small Circus Circus is coming - but he is becoming increasingly rare in Germany. The small circus Atlas that strikes his tent, here is an attraction like the other maybe 50 companies only in the country or suburbs of large cities. The competition from television, cinema and sport press the traditional family circus. Georg Frank, the head, the 14 children and 70 grandchildren is conducted at Atlas. This circus does not need foreigners.
Son Phillip ensures that the typical circus music, he demonstrates not just his dressage horses.
Even the youngest artists belong to the family, such as the craftsman, the circus needs, the electrician to the Carpenter.
The 3jährige Georg, great-grandson of the Director, is the youngest in the ring. With the elephant bulls Ratha, he shows his number, which some viewers hold the breath can be.
Everyday life in a small circus is hard. And no one gets rich here. Even the Chief earned just half of the salary of a skilled worker. But abandon the circus to lead a normal life, which is not one of the Atlas family. They go on as long as they find their audience for their artistic performance.
05 a truck bringing urgent computer parts for Brazil cargo Center in Frankfurt. These are just a few of the 60,000 cargo pieces that go every day through the Lufthansa Cargo Center in Frankfurt.
Inside the huge building, computerized order prevails even if the eye of the layman does not recognize the plan after this packages and containers will be moved automatically.
The cargo Manager in the control room at your fingertips know which broadcast time for what target is determined. You always even know where a single package is located in the tangle of high shelves, Bandstraßen and elevators. This is important, because air freight is always in a hurry. Minimize the time elapsed from delivery until the start of the aircraft. Time is money, this is obvious. But without people is not even in the largest air cargo Center of the European continent. The loadmasters are on hand to ensure that the often sensitive export goods is safely stowed in the belly of the big cargo only aircraft. For safety and reliability must come to the speed, so that the highly specialised German industry on world markets can be.
So how German goods, 1,200 tons a day, will go into the world, get products from many countries via air freight in Frankfurt.
06. 40 years of art - Berlin National Gallery Centre in Berlin, in the middle of the divided Germany. The National Gallery Show "40 years of art in the Federal Republic".
Images from the postwar years. Artistic processing of the destruction and Division of Germany.
The art in the Federal Republic is connected to the leading currents in the Western world. Abstract painting and sculpture provoked by old viewing habits.
It is the largest and chrgeizigste exhibition. 200 artists are represented with 500 works. No wonder that the abundance of the various styles and themes makes some visitors rather clueless.
Uecker nail pictures have made art history.
Avant-garde art is usually controversial art. This also applies to the recently deceased Joseph Beuys, who could not be missed in the National Gallery.
It formed many facets of an image of the art works of the last 40 years. Intersecting, often opposing developments are clear.
Berlin wants to be German cultural center. The exhibition was worth a trip.
07. security training in the Alps the beautiful pleasure in the mountains to ski, holds dangers on which one can prepare, E.g. through courses of the Summit Club of the mountaineering school of the German Alpine Club.
Safety first. With such small stations, people can be found even if they have lost or been buried at all. Up here, the beeper should be standard equipment. Only the course to the current task goes after the scrutiny of the often life-saving devices. Ski hike across a snow-covered glacier field.
Here everyone on each must rely. The knowledge to teach experienced mountain guides. We are almost 3,000 meters high.
Treacherous crevasses, sometimes overlooked even mountain-experienced runners lurk everywhere.
Recovery from lost. Who alone is driving, is often lost. Here is trained how to free an injured comrade from its location, without itself in danger.
Hardly an accident in the mountains is just fate. Many people might still be alive they had learned just in time to identify hazards and to deal with them. Alpine Club and mountain rescue service watch mountain tourists more levity. You can learn almost everything by specialists: avalanche course, waterfall climbing, mountain tours - in summer and winter on the program.