Historie | People at thyssenkrupp | A pledge must not be broken – even if it’s 30 years old. Even if Anke and Karin had not been in contact for decades. Even if they have gone completely different ways and they now live in totally different regions of Germany. At the age of 19, the two trainees pledged to meet up under the Eiffel Tower in Paris – on September 1, 2019. A full thirty years later!