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Die selektive Geschichte einiger Seeleute, des Schiffbaus und dem Beginn einer Epoche
04.08.2016

The selective story of some sailors, shipbuilding and the beginning of an era

When Carl Nicolai Christiansen is born on Sylt in 1864, it lasts only two years until the world would take its first step towards the global village.

Als Osten noch oben war: Historische Land- und Seekarten in der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek
04.09.2015

When East Was Still Up: Historical Maps and Sea Charts in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

“North is up”: Today’s seldom questioned convention of defining the cardinal direction North on the upper edge of maps and sea charts is actually a relatively young approach...

70 Jahre Kriegsende – Zeithistorische Dokumente in der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek
08.05.2015

70 years since the End of the War – Historical Documents in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

The unconditional surrender of Germany was signed into effect at the Allied Headquarters in Reims on 7th May 1945 and at the Soviet Headquarters in Berlin-Karlshorst on the night of 8th...