Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
O5 war das Geheimsymbol des Oesterr. Widerstands gegen das
nationalsozialistische Schreckensregime 1938-1945
Diese Mahntafel wurde zum andenken an die ermordeten
Widerstandskaempfer der oest. Widerstandsbewegung
Unter Praes. Prof. Norbert Macheiner im Okt. 2000 errichtet
AEIOU Allen Ernstes ist Oesterreich unersetzlich
"O5" was the secret symbol of the Austrian resistance against
the Nazi terror regime of 1938-1945.
This memorial tablet commemorates the murdered
resistance fighters of the Austrian resistance.
Installed by President Norbert Macheiner in October 2000.
AEIOU In all seriousness, Austria is irreplaceable
Location. 48° 12.519′ N, 16° 22.349′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Stephansplatz and Jasomirgottstrasse, on the right when traveling north on Stephansplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Stephansplatz 3, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Austrian Branch of the Teutonic Order (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Moritz Perles Greta Keller (about 150 meters away); Gottlieb Muffat (about 180 meters away); Peter Altenberg (about 210 meters away); Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) (about 210 meters away); Josef Sonnleithner (about 210 meters away); Franz Grillparzer (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
More about this marker. The marker is located on the west side of the Cathedral (Domkirche St. Stephan), just to the right of the entrance, mounted in the ground, up against the church. It isn't obvious from any distance.
Also see . . .
1. Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance (DÖW). (Submitted on July 12, 2017.)
2. Austrian Resistance (Wikipedia). The Austrian Resistance to Nazi rule was launched in response to the Anschluss in 1938. The members of the Resistance, limited primarily to adherents of the restoration of the Habsburg dynasty and the political left, operated in isolation from the Austrian mainstream during the war years. Other strands of Austrian (Submitted on July 12, 2017.)
3. Only a few righteous - symbols of resistance to Nazi rule (Austria-forum.org, in German). (Submitted on July 12, 2017.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.