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Why Liliput ?

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Liliput bei Nacht

Foto: Ralf Klee

Image from 14.February 1939 on Agfacolor Slide


Right the luminous advertising of the "Liliput", alongside the "Hotel Rheinland",in the middle the "Kaffeehaus Lausen", left the "Automat" and "Onkel Hugo".


The local Liliput on Hamburg´s Reeperbahn was during the boat instruction the favourite pub of the crew. As the crew was invited to got herself a code or nick name, they agreed fast for her favourits pub name "Liliput".They had jumpers with lettering "Liliput" and since summer 1943 the Lilliputian on her caps.




Karte der Reeperbahn

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