Labour & Concentration camps

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, Last update: May 16 2016,
When the Nazi's came to power in 1933 they turned Colditz Castle into a political prison to house communists, Jews, homosexuals and others who opposed the regime. During World...

, Last update: May 16 2016,
History Stalag Luft III was a prisoner of war camp build specially for Allied airmen in the vicinity of Zagan in Poland.  The camp was build in 1942 neighbouring Stalag...

, Last update: October 30 2016,
Concentration Camp Dachau or KZ Dachau in German was the first complete concentration camp the Germans build. The goal of this camp was to expel all who opposed the...

, Last update: October 6 2016,
In 1943 Minister of Armament and War Production Albert Speer, started, to talk about project Riese with the management of Organisation Todt. Project Riese, a series of vast tunnel...

, Last update: January 2 2016,
Gross-Rosen started out as subcamp in August 1940 of the concentration camp Sachsenhausen north of Berlin. A year later the Germans turned it into a concentration camp which held...

, Last update: September 18 2016,
To compensate the growing shortage of laborers to work in the Peenemünde test facilities, forced laborers were put to work between May 1943 and April 1945. To house...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
Breendonk was built as part of the fortification defence to protect the city of Antwerp and especially the port of Antwerp in addition of the 1859 stronghold. It was...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
From October 29 till November 3th I took a short organized trip to Poland. The organizer called this trip "Poland under the Nazis". The trip included a stay in...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The camp is located South-West of the small city of Auschwitz. It was together with Auschwitz II -Birkenau and Auschwitz III-Monowitz one of the biggest German concentration camps. ...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The Birkenau concentration camp is a place where I was transfixed. I never imagined it had this size. As far as the eyes could reach barbed wire, guard towers,...

, Last update: May 14 2016,
Hendrik (Henk) Hoogendoorn was born on the 1st of February 1921, my grandfather was just 19 years of age when the German paratroopers dropped down from the sky on...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
U-boat bunker Valentin itself, we could not enter, because we failed to schedule an appointment with the conscious professor who arranges the only tours in this bunker. Although this...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
“Loods 24” is the former transit warehouse number 24 in the Rotterdam harbour. During the Second World War it was used to house Jews rounded up in the city of...

, Last update: October 4 2016,
In 1939 the Dutch Government decides to build a refugee camp to give the German Jews a home and safety. This camp was located near the small town of...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
In August 2012 Landmark Scout received an email from a descended of a survivor of forced labour in the Second World War. Like my grandfather this victim was send to...



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