June 3rd in German History: The Eschede Derailment

I have covered several more recent events in German history on this blog. Sadly, most of them have been either terrorist attacks or man-made disasters. The Eschede Derailment falls into the latter category. On June 3rd, 1998, a train derailed near the village of Eschede in Lower Saxony, killing 101 and injuring 88. The EschedeContinue reading “June 3rd in German History: The Eschede Derailment”