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Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, Hamburg
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Die KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme erinnert am historischen Ort an die über 100 000 Menschen, die während des Zweiten Weltkrieges Häftlinge des größten Konzentrationslagers in Nordwestdeutschland waren. Seit Oktober 1981 informieren in Neuengamme Ausstellungen über die Geschichte des Lagers. Im Mai 2005 wurde die Gedenkstätte auf dem Gelände des ehemaligen Häftlingslagers in erweiterter Form als Ausstellungs-, Begegnungs- und Studienzentrum eröffnet.

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The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, located on the historical site of the camp, commemorates the over 100,000 people who were imprisoned in the largest concentration camp in northwest Germany during World War II. Exhibits on the history of the camp have been held at Neuengamme since October 1981. After expanding to include the grounds of the former prisoners' barracks, the memorial opened in May 2005 as a centre for exhibitions, international exchanges and historical studies.

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  • Huge site with showrooms, with oppressive views and insights. Unvorstelllbar and yet happen. Well designed, described, o­nly. Terrible, disturbing, raising questions. I spent the whole day there, read and try to understand...
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  • Surrounded by beautiful farm land and even a prisoner dug canal that connects to the Elbe River this camp is quite large. There are buildings still standing and every location is complete with its own...  more »
  • We visited this camp near Hamburg on a gray, cold day. If there is more about the barracks, the visit of the main building, which collects stories and tells the lives of people missing or survivors, offers some poignant moments.
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