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Category Archives: Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin

THE BERLIN BLOCKADE AND THE AIR-LIFT

1948 On June 24th, 1948 theĀ Berlin Blockade began – West Berlin, surrounded by Soviet ruled territories, is almost completely cut off from any supplies from the outside, necessary for the … Continue reading

Jun 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: JUNE 22

Between 1936 and 1938 a young German engineer named Konrad Zuse – who was born on this day in 1910 in Wilmersdorf and later lived with his family in Kreuzberg … Continue reading

Jun 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

DAYS AT THE TECHNIKMUSEUM: THEY SAW IT ON TV

Among what feels like thousands and thousands of fantastic objects on display at the Telecommunications Exhibition in Technikmuseum (Trebbiner Strasse 9, Berlin-Kreuzberg) there is also a TV set from 1937. … Continue reading

Apr 24, 2013

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: THE ENIGMA OF THE ENIGMA

Enigma, German coding machine used during the WW2 by the Nazi land army but especially by their war fleet, Kriegsmarine, on display at the Technikmuseum in Berlin. One of the … Continue reading

Mar 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: WINDCHILL

If you should come to Technikmuseum today and climb to the 3rd floor in the “Beamtenhaus” where the film technology is exhibited, here is what you will hear above your … Continue reading

Mar 23, 2013

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: CARVED IN WOOD

Today at Technikmuseum during my shift in the so called Neubau (the New House) I took some 30 photos of different objects and their descriptions. It was only hours later, … Continue reading

Mar 21, 2013

THE FLYING HEROS OF BERLIN AIRLIFT

No-one can pass the buildings of Technikmuseum in Trebbiner Strasse 9 in Kreuzberg without noticing it – the giant hanging up above the heads of the pedestrians and the visitors … Continue reading

Mar 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

SNAPSHOTS FROM THE WEST – BERLIN IN 1987

One of the best sources of knowledge about old Berlin are private photos and films made by regular people. Casual, often shaky and/or out of focus images tend to catch … Continue reading

Mar 14, 2013

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: THE LITTLE OPTIMIST

The Optimist is a small boat used by the youngest adepts of the art of sailing – in spring and summer the lakes around Berlin are full of them bobbing … Continue reading

Feb 20, 2013

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: DIRECTOR’S CUT

Seen at the Film-Technik Exhibition at the Technikmuseum in Trebbiner Strasse 9 in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Feb 5, 2013

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