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The next day here we took the train to just outside of Munich to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Dachau concentration Camp was the first of its kind opened in Germany in 1933. The memorial is very moving and it is ...
... with Gary, Susan, and David and then Gary and I walked all the way back and waited almost 40 minutes for a person to unlock the door! Giant waste of time! I am so stupid!! Amazingly, Gary never got mad!! We then drove to Zurich, took 4+ hours and ate an exit off the interstate at a small community with swimming pools (lots of moms and kids swimming!). Had a wonderful lunch and the strudel was wunderbar! ...
... This area was hard to deal with. The gas chambers there were never used, but the ovens themselves burned constantly, day and night, for nearly five years. There was a different feeling here to Mauthausen. Where descending the stairs into the very active gas chambers and crematoria at Mauthausen felt like a physical punch to the chest, a feeling that makes me shudder just to think about afterward, at Dachau with our guide there was more of a solemn but defiant feeling about ...
... some internal power struggles within the party and the 1934 murders of dozens of government officials and party leaders, camp operations changed hands to the SS. With this and the passage of the Nuremberg Laws a year later the camp evolved from a place of bullying and silencing to eventually a place of death. Death here however is different than that of extermination camps such as Auschwitz. Here death was accomplished primarily ...
... day, with a heavy heart and much reflection. I learned that one way the SS decided a man was homosexual if they were an unmarried man that enjoyed the arts. The tour said that many of the men that were incarcerated for homosexuality were not gay. Dachau was established March 22, 1933 and was the first serving as a model for all the others. It was open for 12 years and over 200,000 political prisoners, Jews, homosexuals and other dissidents were imprisoned ...
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