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From the Light Bulb to Forced Labour
Beamtentor, around 1900. This prestigious entrance was only for employees and visitors, not for labourers.
By introducing the light bulb to Germany, AEG rose to the status of a global corporation.
Factory in Brunnenstraße, for a long time the biggest AEG factory.
Factory in Brunnenstraße, 1945.
AEG machines in Lodz, Poland. During the Second World War, AEG expanded into the occupied countries.
Visit by former Polish AEG forced labourers, among them Alina Przybyła, 2000