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A battle in the final days of World War II saw American troops, surrendered German Wehrmacht forces, and French political prisoners working together to defend a castle from Waffen-SS attackers.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site [a part of history and a MUST-SEE because we ALL must learn from this... includes history, photos, etc but most importantly a virtual tour under the Historical Site heading on menu]

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site [a part of history and a MUST-SEE because we ALL must learn from this. includes history, photos, etc but most importantly a virtual tour under the Historical Site heading on menu]

On March 22, 1933, a few weeks after Adolf Hitler had been appointed Reich Chancellor, a concentration camp for political prisoners was set up in Dachau.

day trip from Munich - can get there using public transit. Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (the sign in the photo says "arbeit macht frei" - work will make you free")

Mass murders of civilians of occupied countries by Einsatzgruppen. Screening of prisoner of war camps and executing racial and political undesirables. The taking of recaptured prisoners of war to concentration camps, where in some cases they were executed. Establishing concentration camps and committing racial and political undesirables to concentration and annihilation camps for slave labor and mass murder. Deportation of citizens of occupied countries for forced labor and disciplining of…

Ernst Kaltenbrunner: Mass murder of civilians of occupied countries by…

Concentration Camp Jacket worn by a Polish political prisoner of the Third Reich.   The National WWII Museum 2007.185

History ~ Concentration Camp Jacket worn by a Polish political prisoner of the Third Reich. The National WWII Museum

The Forgotten Camps. Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May 1945

The Forgotten Camps. Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May 1945

AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP, Poland: was a network of Nazi slave labor & mass murder sites operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed during World War II. Auschwitz I was first constructed to hold Polish political prisoners, who began to arrive in May 1940. The first mass murder of prisoners took place in September 1941.

AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP, Poland: was a network of Nazi slave labor & mass murder sites operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed during World War II. Auschwitz I was first constructed to hold Polish political prisoners, who began to arrive in May 1940. The first mass murder of prisoners took place in September 1941.

Located in Oranienburg, Germany, it was used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD Special Camp until 1950. Footage: Sachsenhausen (Chronos Productions) The Lost World of Communism Photos: Miranda Ruiter

Located in Oranienburg, Germany, it was used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in After World War II, when Oranienburg…

https://flic.kr/s/aHskF6Estx | 06-07-16 - Sachsenhausen Memorial | Sachsenhausen, or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950. The remaining buildings and grounds are now open to the public as a museum.

https://flic.kr/s/aHskF6Estx | 06-07-16 - Sachsenhausen Memorial | Sachsenhausen, or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950. The remaining buildings and grounds are now open to the public as a museum.

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