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  1. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    Yesterday, April 11th 2020, marked the 75th...

    Yesterday, April 11th 2020, marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the major camps at Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora.
  2. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    74 years since the liberation is marked today… ...

    74 years since the liberation is marked today…

    11th April 1945

    The 37th Tank Battalion of the 4th U.S. Armored Division reaches the Buchenwald concentration camp. After the SS flee, inmates of...
  3. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    Another year passes...it is now 73 years since...

    Another year passes...it is now 73 years since the camp was liberated.
  4. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    Today, April 11th 2016, marks the 71st...

    Today, April 11th 2016, marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald. Details of the commemorative events at and around the site are featured below:

    News detail - Buchenwald and...
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    The thread linked below addresses the famous...

    The thread linked below addresses the famous Goethe Oak, that once stood on the camp grounds:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/goethe-oak-buchenwald-594733/#post1530742
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    Further to the post made earlier this week, a...

    Further to the post made earlier this week, a recently published BBC article addressing the commemorative events at Buchenwald, held today.

    Buchenwald camp survivors mark 70 years since liberation...
  7. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    This week marks the 70th anniversary of the...

    This week marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of both KZ-Buchenwald and KZ-Mittelbau-Dora, two of the major Konzentrationslagers located within the Third Reich. Below is a link (German...
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    Below, a recent thread featuring a series of then...

    Below, a recent thread featuring a series of then and now images:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/buchenwald-then-now-468375/?posted=1#post1265575
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    Today, 11th April 2014 marks the 69th anniversary...

    Today, 11th April 2014 marks the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald.
  10. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    POLITISCHEN ABTEILUNG / DIENSTELLE DER GESTAPO (Political dept / Office of the Gestapo):

    Located within the SS area of the camp, the site of the former Gestapo office.
  11. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    A link to the recent Kinderblock thread, concerning the child inmates at KL-Buchenwald:

    www.warrelics.eu/forum/konzentrationslagers/kinderblock-buchenwald-children-309993/
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Various images taken within the former Effektenkammer, a large building used to store the belongings of inmates, which nowadays functions as an exhibition centre. Items shown below include SS...
  13. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Certainly. KL is an abbreviation for Konzentrationslager (concentration camp). Another abbreviation, KZ, was also used.

    Regards,

    Carl

    p.s. Perhaps this thread may be of interest to you:
    ...
  14. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    The SS armoury:

    Located just outside the Häftlingslager, the SS armoury, pictured several years ago during a study visit.
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Wachturm (watchtower):

    A closer view of one of the Buchenwald watchtowers, taken from within the Häftlingslager (prisoner camp) area.
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    You're welcome Mike, thank you for your kind words. I am glad that you found it of interest.

    Regards,

    Carl
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    At 3:15pm today, it will be exactly 68 years since the liberation of KL-Buchenwald. The clock on the Torgebäude (Gate building), visible in the attachment below, forever records the time.
  18. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Guard tower:
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Yes Larry, the table was designed in such a manner as to assist with the drainage. I agree that the interior is somewhat disturbing.

    Regards,

    Carl
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Thank you Larry,

    The poles in the wooded area mark the graves of prisoners.

    Regards,

    Carl
  21. Thread: KZ-Buchenwald

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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Thank you sincerely for your kind and encouraging words Leon, I appreciate them. All being well, there should indeed be plenty more to share in the future.

    Regards,

    Carl
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Konzentrationslager Buchenwald:

    The "Zoo" / Bear Pit area:

    The attached image shows the bear pit area that was built to amuse the SS guard staff, and also the children of Kommandant Karl Koch...
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Konzentrationslager Buchenwald:

    Main Entrance Building and Confinement Cells:

    Below is a view of the main entrance building, with the confinement cell blocks also visible. In the background...
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Konzentrationslager Buchenwald:

    Kleines Lager (The Little Camp):

    The commemorative area shown below stands on the site of the infamous former "Little Camp". The Little Camp was separated from...
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    re: KZ-Buchenwald

    Konzentrationslager Buchenwald:

    Pathology Room:

    1. Instruments.
    2-3. Views of the pathology room.
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