Memorial Ravensbrueck, Furstenberg

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  • The concentration camp Ravensbrück (short KZ Ravensbrück) was the largest concentration camp for women in the so-called German old Empire at the time of national socialism. It was built in 1938-39 by the Schutzstaffel (SS) in the municipality of Ravensbrück (today city Fürstenberg / Havel) in the North of the province of Brandenburg. In cooperation with the Foundation of Brandenburg memorials and educational services of Dunning and Ravensbrück memorial site, Ravensbrück youth hostel offers a wide range of thematic projects since 2002. The living and common areas of Ravensbrück youth hostel are housed in the buildings of the concentration camp - Aufseherinnen. Our youth hostel is a place of the questioning, learning and understanding for many years. In close proximity to the former women's concentration camp Ravensbrück, young people and adults from around the world meet together to understand history and to work on. One of the "supervisor" is a walkable Museum and exhibition venue remained as the so-called "Commander's House". The former barracks is mostly worn off. There are seeing still "enough", is to suspect, to endure what not difficult or no: it had to so people suffer and die. The "others" to such acts were capable...
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  • Looked this up on Google Earth after reading the book The Hiding Place about the atrocities of the Jewish prison camps during WWII. The site shows the Ravensbrueck location but many, if not most, of t...  more »
  • Furstenberg is just an hour by train from Berlin, then a 2.5km walk to the Ravensbrucke memorial site. The former camp site is in a beautiful location near the lake and forest, which only adds to the ...  more »
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