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  1. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Earlier this week, the 75th anniversary of the...

    Earlier this week, the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Floßenbürg was marked. Hundreds of relatives and around 20 survivors planned to attend the ceremony which obviously, due to the current...
  2. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Tomorrow, 23rd April 2019, will mark the 74th...

    Tomorrow, 23rd April 2019, will mark the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Konzentrationslager Floßenbürg. The camp held cca 100,000 prisoners who originated from tens of different nations....
  3. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Floßenbürg, located in Bavaria near to the Czech...

    Floßenbürg, located in Bavaria near to the Czech border, was addressed on the second of last year's KZ tours - see thread below:
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  4. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Another year on... 71 years ago the camp was...

    Another year on...

    71 years ago the camp was liberated. Recent redevelopment work continues to improve the learning experience for visitors to the site - one of the major camps located within...
  5. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    And another year later, the 70th anniversary of...

    And another year later, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of KZ-Floßenbürg, is marked today.
  6. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Today, the 23rd April 2014, marks the 69th...

    Today, the 23rd April 2014, marks the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Floßenbürg.

    US forces from the 90th Infantry Division eventually reached the camp on 23rd April 1945. During the...
  7. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Thread addressing the Nürnberg-SSW camp: ...

    Thread addressing the Nürnberg-SSW camp:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/aussenlager-nuernberg-ssw-siemens-schuckert-werke-418576/#post1162399
  8. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Concerning the sub-camps of Floßenbürg located at...

    Concerning the sub-camps of Floßenbürg located at Nürnberg, whilst I stated earlier that both the Siemens-Schuckert Werke and SS-Kaserne sites were located in the city, it should also be noted that...
  9. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Thank you Dave. All being well, there will be...

    Thank you Dave. All being well, there will be plenty more to come.

    Stefan, I look forward to seeing a thread addressing the SS-Kaserne in the future - I too have some notes in one of my files...
  10. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Those are very kind words Nuno, thank you.

    Those are very kind words Nuno, thank you.
  11. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Hi Stefan, There were two sub-camps of...

    Hi Stefan,

    There were two sub-camps of Floßenbürg located at Nürnberg. The SSW camp (Siemens-Schuckertwerke) and the SS-Kaserne. At the SS-Kaserne camp, inmates were mostly involved in the...
  12. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    Recent thread addressing another sub-camp of...

    Recent thread addressing another sub-camp of Floßenbürg:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/kz-aussenlager-grafenreuth-417791/
  13. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    Two recent threads concerning AL-Kirchham and AL-Ganacker, both sub-camps of KL-Flossenbürg.

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/aussenlager-kirchham-312881/
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  14. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    DEST:

    The former DEST quarry located just a few hundred metres from KL-Flossenbürg. Nowadays, operated by another concern.
  15. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    DEST:

    1-4. Former DEST workshops and administration buildings.
  16. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    DEST:

    As with other Konzentrationslagers within the system, such as KL-Gross-Rosen and KL-Natzweiler,KL-Flossenbürg was directly connected to a stone quarry, exploited by the DEST concern...
  17. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    A link to a thread concerning the various memorials present at Gedenkstätte-Flossenbürg can be viewed here:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/after-the-battle/kz-flossenbuerg-memorials-257712/
  18. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    MEMORIALS:

    1. A closer view of the execution site memorial. Note the Winkel commemorative marker.

    2. The memorial park area, located on the site of the former disinfection building.

    3. A...
  19. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    MEMORIALS:

    1. The "Pyramid of Ashes".

    2. A view taken near the Chapel of Jesus in the Dungeon. Looking down the Valley of Death, first we see the Square of Nations, with commemorative markers...
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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    MEMORIALS:

    1. Former site of Block 18, now marked with a granite commemorative stone.

    2. Jewish memorial building.

    3. A view along the "Valley of Death", taken near the Krematoria facility....
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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    KREMATORIUM:

    1. External view of the Krematoria facility, taken from the steps leading to the building.

    2. Close up view of the chimney, taken at roof level.

    3. View from the edge of the...
  22. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    THE RAMP AND ORIGINAL GATEPOSTS:

    A side on view of the ramp, nearby Wachturm (watchtower) and tunnel entrance (beneath the fenced section, upper right of picture). To the foot of the attachment, a...
  23. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    THE RAMP:

    When the camp was liberated, US forces found an unusual opening to a tunnel. Upon further inspection, they realised that they had discovered the method of transportation used for moving...
  24. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    WACHTURM (watchtower):

    Several of the original stone watchtower structures remain, located near the Krematoria facility (1), on the hillside behind the former tool shop site (2), and adjoined to...
  25. Thread: KL-Floßenbürg

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    re: KL-Floßenbürg

    LAGERZAUN (Camp fencing):

    1-2. Near the Krematoria facility, sections of original fencing are still present.
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