"To Honor the Dead, and to Remind the Living" Top 5 Page for this destination Dachau by ATXtraveler
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Words can not describe how terrible you feel knowing that the site of so many senseless deaths occurred in such a beautiful part of the world. If you were to walk into Dachau today, and you were told this facility was used to house the troops of the German army during war, most likely the first thing you would notice is the beautiful valley, the cool breeze and the beautiful sunshine.
Unfortunately for the world, this facility was much more than a Army training ground. It was the site of one of the most gruesome death sites in world history.
Dachau was one of many Jewish Concentration Camps in which hundreds of thousands of Jews lost their life during the period of Hitler's reign.
The sights and sounds of this portion of my trip made us all queasy, and you definitely leave the place with a different outlook on life.
It is not for the faint of heart, and out of respect for the Jewish community, I will only share a few of the pictures.
One of the most interesting parts of our whole trip was that we were able to hire a "free" translator... which really... more travel advice
The Bavarian way of life is never more evident than when you travel into the heart of Dachau and enter one of the... more travel advice
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