Bring history to life with this app: the most complete and continuously updated list of Berlin's Stolpersteine.
Stolpersteine are cobblestone-sized plaques that have been embedded into the pavement outside the last homes of the victims of National Socialism. The artist Gunter Deming has laid over 40,000 Stolpersteine across Europe. With this app you can quickly and easily locate all of Berlin's Stolpersteine, currently more than 5,000. Now including Stolperschwellen (longer plaques commemorating a place or a group of people).
• Find Stolpersteine in your area and other places
• Search for Stolpersteine by victim's name, street or postcode
• Read biographies of people commemorated by the Stolpersteine
Do you you know the names of any victims? Use this app to search for Stolpersteine laid in their memory. Are you new to the area? Using GPS, the app plots all the Stolpersteine near you on a map.
This app is an open source project with contributions from Jing Li, Claus Höfele, Hendrik Spree, Rachel Höfele, and Tom Reinert (https://github.com/optionu/stolpersteine-android).
For more information about Gunter Demnig's art project: http://www.stolpersteine.eu
Data sources: Koordinierungsstelle Stolpersteine Berlin (http://www.stolpersteine-berlin.de) and Wikipedia (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_Stolpersteine_in_Berlin)
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