23 September 2009

Memorial

On 26 September 1980 a bomb exploded at Oktoberfest. Thirteen people and the bomber were killed. This is the memorial to the victims of the attack which stands at the main entrance.

3 comments:

brattcat said...

This is a very effective memorial. It fills me with horror and sorrow.

AB said...

A stunning memorial. I remember the incident well. I had visited the Oktoberfest a few days before.

olli said...

Serendipitous timing AB. At the moment security is tight around the Fest since the threats that were made against Germany in the run up to the election. But it's impossible to police something that size and that open.

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