"The former SS concentration camp" Dachau by d_d

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The concentration camp

In Dachau, one of the most famous SS concentration camp is located.

Nowadays, the camp is preserved as a memorial to the thousands of people who suffered and died there at the hands of the Nazis.

For a short history of the camp see in 'general tips' section.

Visiting it, it's a really educational and impressive experience.

I recomend to visit Dachau to anyone going to Munich.

In the pic: the entrance gateway with the cruelly misleading inscrption 'arbeit macht frei' i.e. 'freedom through work'

  • Last visit to Dachau: May 2003
  • Intro Updated May 3, 2003
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  • Jul 7, 2011 at 9:10 AM

    I did not know Dachau is so close to München, so I will go there next time !

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 4:41 PM

    Five star page. You cut everything down into each important part in digestible pieces of information. A very important page.

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    Feb 25, 2006 at 8:22 AM

    Ho visitato Dachau l'estate scorsa. C'erano molti studenti chiassosi a cui non interessava niente dei morti. E' un posto che fa riflettere. Andando con la S-Bahn, il bus per il KZ era gratis. Se vuoi, puoi guardare la mia pagina.

  • NC_Ziggy's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2005 at 10:20 AM

    Hi Daria! This is a very chilling and moving page that you have created and you present is very factually... Great job on a difficult subject! Best Wishes!

  • rich77's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2004 at 2:57 PM

    A margine della mia ultima visita a Monaco ho visitato Dachau e quel posto mi ha messo davvero i brividi. La tua pagina è molto ben fatta, complimenti

  • quartinb's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2003 at 1:58 AM

    no words to describe it,...

  • Nov 7, 2003 at 8:51 AM

    Wonderful pictures...fascinating place. It's amazing to me how different it is from Auschwitz. Not a place I want to visit but perhaps a place I feel I should--or must--visit. Thanks for sharing your impressions.

  • Ken_Weaver's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2003 at 5:47 PM

    Fascinating page...this happened because good men did not stand up to dictators.

  • Jul 23, 2003 at 1:59 PM

    I looked through some of the images and was interested in the cell for religious prisoners. This altar is a modern construction. There was a chapel in Block 26. The original dachau altar is now on display in Berg Moriah Schoenstatt near Koblenz

  • rick_king's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2003 at 1:49 PM

    I would hope that we would learn from the past but it seems as though history keeps repeating itself.

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