Found objects

The Mannheim US garrison depicted in objects

Objects contain stories – and history. When the Mannheim site was abandoned, many objects were left behind. Other objects from the period of US life in Mannheim can be found in archives and private collections. Explore them here and learn about their story.

Our digital collection is constantly being added to. If you also have an object that tells a story and would like it to be included in the virtual gallery, please send an e-mail to