Most of us Europeans have been fortunate enough to be born in times of peace, so that the only times when we seriously think of war and its consequences are during documentaries on this topic on Discovery or other TV channels or while listening to our grandparents’ stories from the period of the Second World War. Of course, we hear of wars taking place nowadays in different parts of the world, but generally these are in far away places we have never visited or have very limited knowledge about.

The Anti-WarMuseum in Berlin, or Anti-Kriegs-Museum, as it is called in German, makes you perfectly aware of the monstrosity of war. Its motto sums it all up: Continue reading