Welcome to History's Bricks

Experience history in a special way with the help of LEGO bricks. Get to know the small bricks in an unprecedented way and find out what's really inside them!

 

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Articles

My articles are about anything related to LEGO and history. I analyse and discuss important topics like authenticity, accuracy, gender, violence etc.

 

Videos

My videos show more about my project. They discuss important topics like historical presentation, authenticity, accuracy and more.

Buildings

My buildings are dedicated to historical subjects. You find lots of great LEGO bricks models, lots of information and ideas about history and its presentation.

 

Social Media

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Newsletter July: The Polymath, Forbidden City, Berlin in Ruins and castles & castles

 

In our current issue of the #legohistory newsletter we feature our first collab build which is about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. We also encounter some beautiful reconstructed castles, Rocco is amazing us again with his gigantic old Beijing build and the master of debris depictions is also returning. What an issue!

 

 

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 Newsletter June: Spectacular war scenes through the times and places

 

This time we focus on war in different historical times. Our attention is directed to the model of a Rotterdam church after the German air raids as it's known from Battlefield V  and of course many more.

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Feature: Thea - a female view on #legoww2

 

I did an Interview with Thea Birch who gives us an insight into her work and her perspective on the legoww2 phenomenon. I also question why and how we depict the WW2 with LEGO and what role gender might play in this.

 

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Article: D-Day - yes we remember our own way!

 

It's D-Day anniversary and I have written an article for Omahabricks.com in which I show why the fights in Normandy were so hard and why we commemorate them with LEGO and why I think that's right.

 

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Newsletter May: London in the 19th century, the end of WW2 in Denmark and an ancient Greek galley

 

In our current issue of the #legohistory newsletter we have various topics, from beautiful built London scene from 1881 to the celebration of the end of the war in Denmark to an ancient greek warship.

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Building: Leaflets of the White Rose

 

I present you the Scholl siblings and their unmatched bravery in a bravery-free time. I captured this scene in a LEGO model at a special place and talk about it.

 

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