Travel Blogs from Dachau, Germany

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A morbid compulsion, Dachau, Germany travel blog

A morbid compulsion

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... some extent and the city grew closer over time. The train ride was about 20 minutes and went direct from Munich banhoff to Dachau where there was a shuttle bus right to the camp. The transport prices were included in the tour price but the guide did ...

Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... in 1933 and served as the model after which many other such prisons were subsequently built. Those incarcerated in Dachau were primarily political prisoners, which constituted anyone who resisted the absolute suppression of freedom that the National ...

Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... this area with rich tourists. He was giving Simon's parents a tour so I decided to tag along as I had never been to Dachau. Unfortunately the camp wasnt open so we found a side gate open and snuck in. Ever heard of someone sneaking into a concentration ...

never forget, Dachau, Germany travel blog

never forget

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... twelve years, the longest of any of the camps, it was the last to be liberated, due to its location in southern Germany. I took a guided tour with transportation from Munich operated by a private company but I wouldn't recommend it. I thought it would ...

Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau

A travel blog entry by bdprice

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... to open and the last to be liberated. Dachau was the model for all concentration and the harsh guards and commandants of Dachau personally trained their counterparts in the other camps. To put it simply, Dachau is where the camp system began. ...

Remembering the Past... Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Remembering the Past... Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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From Munich you can take a train for a day trip to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. At the site there are some elements of the camp that are preserved and these tell the sad story of what went on there.The museum is laid out nicely with an ...

Arbeit macht frei, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Arbeit macht frei

A travel blog entry by xjiefx

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... les gays, etc. «Le travail rend libre», quel sens de l'humour tordu ces Allemands.  Le travail n'a rendu la liberté à personne à Dachau.  S'il a donné quelque chose à ces hommes, c'est bel et bien la mort.  Mort de faim, mort ...

Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by timothy.phelps

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... else, I apologize.  If you have difficulty reading horrifying accounts of history, you should not read on. Dachau was the first concentration camp to open in Germany, in 1933, and it was the last to be liberated by the United States military in 1945 ...

Day 6 - Leaving for Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Day 6 - Leaving for Dachau

A travel blog entry by nikolich

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... . Guess what, all meals were FREE!!!! Me and Mary decided to check out this concentration camp museum which is called the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. I love learning about the time when Hitler was trying to take over and there were all of these ...

Dachau Concentration camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration camp

A travel blog entry by 1024leigh

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...  electric fence. Things got very real in the bunker.  The bunker was basically the “jail” of Dachau.  Only special prisoners were kept here.  On the walls of the cell they placed quotes from the ...

The day in Munich (Munchen) and Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

The day in Munich (Munchen) and Dachau

A travel blog entry by sue_and_steve

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... and inhumane people can be toward humanity.  Life as we presently know it should not be taken for granted.  We left Dachau and got off the train in downtown Munich and took a bus tour around old Munich, which was ok but nothing special.  I ...

Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by pageckraker

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... Camp, which is located in Dachau town, about 30 minutes outside of Munich. According to our guide, Hitler originally opened Dachau to house people who were verbal in their disagreement with him. When prisons got too full to house the political ...

A day to think...and Eat, Dachau, Germany travel blog

A day to think...and Eat

A travel blog entry by kbort

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... . There were personal stories as well as many facts about concentration camps in general and the specific one we were at. The Dachau camp was actually the one that they sent all the interned priests to which made it particualarly interesting to me. I am ...

Day 7, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by sheinbrum

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I woke up with a bad backache my bed wasnt very confortable. i decided to leave early, so i went downstaires for breakfast and headed on my way. As i arrived back at the Jaegers Hostel i realied i missed this place. Tonight i was going to see Youssou ...

Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau

A travel blog entry by arlash

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Dachau

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

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Campo de Concentração de Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Campo de Concentração de Dachau

A travel blog entry by gustn

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     No domingo dia 27, eu marquei um tour guiado para visitar o campo de concentração de Dachau, pois com guia poderia obter mais informações importantes. Dachau é uma cidade pequena vizinha a Munique, mas uma das linhas de ...

Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau

A travel blog entry by destructogrl

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Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

... camp. It was a sobering experience to be sure, but it seemed important, both for us and for the kids. Much of the Dachau concentration camp has been restored to what it looked like during the Halocaust. Over 30,000 people died here, from 1933 to ...

Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau

A travel blog entry by jforrest

... damp, cold chill I had from the weather. I learned a lot about the 3rd Reich and about concentration camps across Europe. Dachau itself was never meant to be an extermination camp at all. In fact, much of the German ideology of concentration camps was ...

The Descent Into Madness, Dachau, Germany travel blog

The Descent Into Madness

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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... Red Cross workers two days before the liberation of the camp. As the Allied forces converged on Buchenwald Concentration Camp in central Germany, the Nazi's loaded prisoners on to these cars and sent them towards Dachau in hopes that they would be able to ...

Historiche Learnings, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Historiche Learnings

A travel blog entry by fourloves

Entry to follow (I AM kind of travelling here, you know?). Thanks for your patience. Check back ...

More snow in Dachau, Dachau, Germany travel blog

More snow in Dachau

A travel blog entry by aparna92

It turns out all of us were going to Dachau, so we decide to go as a group again, and make a day trip of it. Meant to leave at 10am. Surprise surprise, 10am arrives and most people are still sleeping. I'm having a fitful sleep but am in no hurry to ...

Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by 92.days.vagrant

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... camp was the first of its kind, built in the 1930s and was used as a model for numerous other concentration camps across Germany and Poland. This was not an extermination camp, but needless to say many people died here and it could definitely be ...

Last stop on our European road trip, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Last stop on our European road trip

A travel blog entry by jonandheidi

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... nbsp;Because we were driving, we were able to stop along the way from Munich to Heidelberg at the concentration camps nearby in Dachau.  It was a really interesting and educational experience.  I had no idea that the one in Dachau was one of the ...

Dachau.....do l need to explain this name!, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau.....do l need to explain this name!

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... prepared me for that morning. My two Canadian friends and l started off the day purchasing a group ticket which (travelling in Germany is always cheaper in a group) would take us from Munich Hauptbanhof to Dachau. We quickly bought our ticket from the ...

Lest We Forget, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Lest We Forget

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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... politicians. The Jewish people were treated the worst. After visiting the memorial site, we went to our favorite grocery store in Germany, Edeka. There, we found pancake batter and eggs, and I found the very last bottle of maple syrup in the whole store. ...

Start of a day of extremes, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Start of a day of extremes

A travel blog entry by n2history

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... day of extremes. We left Rothenburg ob der Tauber following another great breakfast at the Hotel Hornburg Garni and drove to Dachau. The views of the valley villages were punctuated by the driver saying, “that’s beautiful.” The ...

Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Dachau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by bjw1981

200 Aussies embarked into the Dachau Concentration Camp on a sunny saturday afternoon. The place was free to enter and cost 3 euro for an audio guide. Fairly interesting to see the place were they held the jews, gays and whoever else they thought was not ...

Lessons from the Past, Dachau, Germany travel blog

Lessons from the Past

A travel blog entry by jaskins82

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... counter with no eyewitnesses remaining, no sound physical evidence and circumstantial evidence.   Now back to Dachau, and the concentration camps in Germany. Truly Deutschland (Germany) has moved on past the days of Hitler's regime, and the ...

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