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Bauerfeind, Björn



Bjorn Bauerfeind is an East German Latter-Day Saint.

Bjorn Bauerfeind was drafted into the East German Amry when he was younger. He also participated in political demonstrations in Leipzig in 1989 before the fall of the Berlin wall. In 1990, when he was 22 years old, he was called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Portland Oregon. He later became a bishop in Leipzig and served with the mission president Terry Johnson, whose voice he recognized from his work in the army listening in on United States Airforce pilots. Bjorn is married to Asnath Bauerfeild and works as a managing director.

Essays, Letters, and newsclippings, 1989-1991 (Bjorn Bauerfeind; participated in political demonstrations in Leipzig, East Germanyin 1989; 1990 caalled to serve a mission in Portland, Oregon).

Painting history, July 19, 2022 (Bjorn Bauerfeind; drafted into East German Army; 22 years old when he recieved his mission call; served as a bishop in Leipzig along side Terry Johnson, who served as mission president and was an US Air Force pilot, whom Bjon recognized his voice from his work in the army).

Oregon Portland Mission Alumni, July 19, 2022 (Bjorn Bauerfeind; spouse is Asnath Bauerfeind; occupation is managing director).

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Essays, letter, and newsclipping

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312099]
Identifier: MSS SC 1491
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two typewritten essays, one in English and one in German by Björn Bauerfeind; one newspaper article by Andreas Baumann; and one letter by Christophe Dietsch addressed to Craig Foster dated April 8, 1991. Bauerfeind talks about the Mormons in East Germany, their difficulties under the old communist government, the demonstrations by East Germans in Leipzig for freedom in 1989, and the breakdown of the communist political system. Baumann's article talks about Bauerfeind's...
Dates: 1989-1991