Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Rüsselsheim
Lkr. Groß-Gerau

Hessen

Frankfurter straße / Ludwig-Dörfler-Allee

Gefallenendenkmal 1. Weltkrieg

Memorial for the Fallen First World War

Ludwig Spiegel
1930

Rüsselsheim /  Gefallenendenkmal 1. Weltkrieg   Rüsselsheim /  Gefallenendenkmal 1. Weltkrieg

Description

Bronze statue of a man and a woman with a cogwheel and a soldiers helmet.
A large list of names and three reliefs on the socle:

Soldiers and tanks in a trench Airplane attack on the Opel factory Inflation in the 1930s (with the prices of food in 1930)

Inscription(s)

1914 + 1918
gestiftet
von geheimen kommerzienrat
dr. ing.
e. h. Wilhelm von Opel und
seinem Bruder Dr. Ing.
e. h. Fritz

Signature

l. spiegel 1930

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°59'50" E 8°25'4"

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Item Code: dehs008; Photograph: 7 September 2010
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