• Apr 21, 2017 | Germany.info | Mysterious Photos Returned to Schloss Rüdenhausen

    Rüdenhausen

    The German Embassy recently received 17 old photos of an unidentified castle in Germany, along with a letter asking for help in returning the photos to the castle owner. The castle has been identified and the photos have been returned. The son of an American lieutenant and the brother of the castle owner spoke to Germany.info about the history of the castle, the American occupation of the castle and what it's like to grow up in Schloss Rüdenhausen.

    Photos Returned
  • Apr 7, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office | Transatlantic Coordinator travels to Canada and the United States

    Jürgen Hardt

    The Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation, Jürgen Hardt, is travelling to Ottawa, Boston and Los Angeles from 5 to 9 April. Ahead of his departure, he commented as follows: "Relations between Cana...

    Transatlantic Coordinator travels to North America
  • Apr 4, 2017 | Germany.info | Do You Recognize this German Castle?

    German Castle

    The German Embassy has received a request to help a man return old photographs taken from a castle in Germany. In a letter received by the Embassy, the sender said that his father-in-law took the 17 enclosed photographs from a castle that he used as his headquarters during World War II. Decades later, the sender hopes that the Embassy can discover the location of the castle and return the photographs to the rightful owner.

    Identify the Castle
  • Mar 28, 2017 | Germany.info | “Dreams Can Come True”: Tenth Grade German Student Goes to National Art Contest

    PTA’s Reflections Art Contest

    Max, a tenth grade student from Germany, is heading to nationals. Nothing unusual, one would say. But Max is autistic. His self-composed song “I Need You” won in the state of Maryland in the PTA’s Reflections Art Contest.

    Tenth Grade German Student Goes to Nationals
  • Mar 23, 2017 | Germany.info | 3-D Printers Replicate Reformation-Era Artifacts

    3-D Printing

    One of the most symbolic objects of the Reformation is the indulgence chest - a wooden artifact used by the Catholic Church to collect payments for indulgences. One of these historic chests is located at the Luther House Museum in Wittenberg, Germany, but today's 3-D printing technology is bringing replicas of Reformation-era artifacts like this one to the United States.

    3-D Printing

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