My gr.gr. grandfather (born in 1810) was sentenced to seven year in jail because he took part in an uprising in 1848 in Duelmen, Westphalia, Germany against the landowner who had raised the rent and taxes. People were starving and dying of hunger.
a photo taken some fifty years ago when I was visiting family in Berlin. We had family
on both sides of the wall, the eastern and western sector. There is no way to describe what I felt when standing right there looking at the wall. I think the text on the page says it all. (this will be part of a book I have starting compiling for the archives in