Plaque Execution Boys
(Germany - Nordrhein-Westfalen - Aachen)
On 13 september 1944, two boys of 14 years old, Johann Herren and Karl Schwartz, were executed on this location after a short trial. They were arrested for plunder after the population of Aachen was forcely evacuated.
The plaque is part of the project “Wege Gegen Das Vergessen” (Ways Against Forgetting).
- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Fedor de Vries
Address and contactinformation
- Saarstraße 14
- WWII grade:
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Point of interest
- Graves Civilian Casualties Bombardment 11 April 1944 (Waldfriedhof)
- Graves Civilian Casualties Bombardment 14 July 1943 (Waldfriedhof)
- German War Graves Laurensberg