Thälmann was the leader of the Communist Party of Germany during the time of the Weimar Republic. Arrested by the Gestapo in 1933, he was held in solitary confinement until being executed in Buchenwald on Hitler's orders in 1944.
And the battle's just begun
There's many lost, but tell me who has won
The trench is dug within our hearts
And mothers, children, brothers, sisters
(U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday)
Back to the bright side of life... I found two great articles on the National Geographic website today (which I visit daily). Click on the links to find out more:
And because I like to recommend other photographers whose work I enjoy, there's another link for you to click on.
I wanted to take new pictures of old buildings today - it rained too much - I will try again this weekend.
Have a nice weekend.