temporary exhibitions

From January 18th, 2019 to March 31st, 2019
Exhibition: The 1942 strike


The exhibition “De Streik vu 1942”, produced by the City of Wiltz and the National Museum of Resistance on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the strike, retraces the context and events of a key episode in history of Luxembourg during the Second World War – including the announcement of forced recruitment, the preparations for the strike, the various protest and strike protests in factories, high schools and administrations, arrests and convictions by the Standgericht , the executions in Hinzert, the memory of the victims and the erection of the national monument at Wiltz, ending with a general reflection on the forms of reaction in a dictatorship, respectively a democracy.

In Luxembourgish, English, French and German translations available

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