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Germany
Schwerin
Stadt Schwerin

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburgstraße 6
(Hauptpost)

Gedenktafel für die Opfer des Kapp-Putsches

Plaque for the victims of the Kapp Putsch

The Kapp Putsch, also known as the Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch after its leaders Wolfgang Kapp and Walther von Lüttwitz, was an attempted coup on 13 March 1920 which aimed to undo the German Revolution of 1918-1919, overthrow the Weimar Republic and establish a right-wing autocratic government in its place
(Wikipedia)
Hans Matthies
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Schwerin /  Gedenktafel für die Opfer des Kapp-Putsches   Schwerin /  Gedenktafel für die Opfer des Kapp-Putsches

Description

Bronze plaque with three persons and a flag, and text.

Inscription(s)

im kampf gegen faschismus und
krieg - für die deutsche nation - fielen
durch die kugel der kapp-soldateska
im märz 1920 die schweriner bürger

List of names

Signature

h. matthies

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°37'47" - E 11°24'45")

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