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WDR-History-App: witnesses of the war in the living room

In a few years, there will not be the last contemporary witnesses of the Second world war. With a History App WDR you will now experience - with a Mix of 3D Animation and the real space.

"The hot air in the neck. It was so scary. The whole Sparks. Everyone ran for his life." So Anne Priller-Rauschenberg describes her memories of the bombing of Cologne in world war II. If you have been reported, she sits in the chair in front of the audience, and the sparks actually fly through the room, and the smoke rises.

About the App "WDR AR 1933-1945" comes Priller-Rauschenberg over the phone or the Tablet to any desired location and starts telling a story. With the so-called Augmented-Reality technology, she is projected to be at one with the device a fixed point in the space three-dimensionally. The witness looks amazingly real.

the so-called Augmented Reality technology, are projected to witness to a with the device fixed point in the space three-dimensionally.

the start of a database

Priller-Rauschenberg was born in 1930. For time tools such as you it is getting harder and harder to get, for example, students in a class room. This is exactly why the WDR has brought you to the Studio, and their history recorded there.

so Far, three Time telling witnesses of three different theatres of the Second world war in the App from their experiences. The filmmakers also traveled to London, the story of Vera Grigg and the air battle there. In St. Petersburg told Emma Barashkova from the German Blockade of Leningrad. But this is only the beginning. Reports of the best Friends of Anne Frank are already in the planning stage.

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