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  Bear Pit
by alancollins

One of the strange features of Buchenwald Concentration Camp was a zoo that was built just outside the camp and within full view of the inmates. The animals were fed with generous portions in front of the staving prisoners. The zoo was for the enjoyment of the guards and their families and the bear enclosure is still visible today.

Address: Gedenkstätte Buchenwald, 99427 Weimar-Buchenwald
Directions: 10 kms north of Weimar.
Phone: +49 (0)3643/4300
Website: http://www.buchenwald.de

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 24, 2007
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