Travel Blogs from Dachau
... look up at those guard towers and the entrance gate, and you catch that gut-wrenching feeling, and can easily be overwhelmed by it, if you don't consciously remind yourself that unlike 1939, you can leave this place anytime you want.
When you walk into the main building, they have endless information. If not for the kids, I could spend a couple days in there reading. In another life, I must have been a WWII veteran, because I am simply fascinated ...
... us of how cold it was in the concentration camp when these people were wearing little to no clothing. I would not trade this experience for the world. Everyone should feel something this powerful in their lifetime. It makes you cherish life, the way you live. The time frame we are in and the country and system we have to protect us. It also opens our eyes to what we are. We are humans. We are animals. There is ...
... at least 90 captives were starved and then only given sea water to drink. Survivors of Dachau recall these prisoners licking freshly mopped floors in an attempt to get fresh water.
Those who did not endure these atrocities were still forced to endure humiliation, starvation, torture, and often death at the hands of their captors. Near the end of the war, when the Nazis knew the end of their reign was close, they ramped up ...
... NZ was here on exchange so we were going to meet up with her before heading to the concentration camp. Once we got to Dachau we had to wait for Sara to arrive from her house so we decided to eat. Once Sara arrived we got on the bus to the camp.
I wasn't really sure if I was mentally ready for this but I knew it was an important to go. In school we studied the WW2 and it has always interested me. The concentration camp in Dachau ...
... I think that it is amazing how some people survived the entire war, from 1938-1944 in the camp. There were also a lot of human experiments that were done, and I wonder if the doctors ever felt remorseful for what they put people through (low-pressure experiments, tb experiments) or if they felt that they were just contributing to science. So many psych questions that can never be answered.
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