Forced Labour


, Last update: October 27 2017,
With great pride we can announce that the first LandmarkScout book is out! After working on this project almost continuously for the past two and a half years, we...

, Last update: February 19 2017,
Flakturm Humboltshain is a 1st generation G - tower. The 'G' indicated Gefechtsturm or Combat tower. Its measurements are 70,5 by 70,5 metres, and 39 meters high. With all...

, Last update: October 22 2016,
Near the towns of Ludwikowice Kłodzkie and Miłków in Poland lie the remains of the Dynamit Nobel A.G. plant. In German times these towns were named Ludwigsdorf and Mölke.

, Last update: October 22 2016,
Construction on Project Riese and Rzeczka started in 1943 and the Germans kept on digging until the Russian army took over the region in 1945. The tunnels and chambers...

, Last update: January 2 2016,
During the war German prisoners of war were transported behind the Ural Mountains, some ended up far away in Gulags in eastern Siberia, some ended up just behind 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: 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: July 4 2014,
A few years after the outbreak of the second world war, probably around 1943, the Germans ordered all men of a certain age to work in the German war...

, 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: 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 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: November 21 2017,
The Gutshof, or “The Manor”, is a creation of Martin Bormann. Martin Bormann, in youth agriculturally educated, had his chance to design his dream farm while rearranging the Obersalzberg. He...

, 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,
This is the memorial in Karlshagen. During the 60's, on the southside of this cemetery a mass grave was discovered containing 56 dead.



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