Travel Blogs from Dachau
... 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. For dinner I scrambled the eggs and Lynn made the pancakes. When I cracked the first egg, I was very surprised to see a neon orange yolk. Germany has some cool eggs! Tschuss for now! (That's the informal way to say bye) - ...
... prisoners. It was not noticed by the Nazi guards.
There were many photographs posted inside the camp that showed much of the conditions. One of the first ones you see is of the rows of prisoners in their prison clothes standing at attention for roll call. Every morning the prisoners had to stand at attention, rain or shine, cold or hot, for about 40 minutes. This photo was used for propaganda to convince the public that the conditions were humane, ...
... was basically the “jail” of Dachau. Only special prisoners were kept here. On the walls of the cell they placed quotes from the prisoners, talking about the horrible conditions in which they were kept. I felt, with every blink I could see the men sitting in their cells, in stripped outfits, all skin and bones. They were there. They were there with me.
Last we went to the crematorium. In my head ...
... 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 at the end of the war. Over this period, the Nazis imprisoned more than 200,000 people. More than 43,000 people were murdered. Dachau was infamous as a place where Jews and political were subjected to extreme human experiments, without consent. Prisoners would be intentionally injected with malaria ...
... thorough overwork or disease. The camp was designed to make life as miserable as possible. They even used the 'group solidarity' against the prisoners. If some broke any of the strict rules or tried to escape, the whole group would be punished making prisoners inclined not to be insubordinate (as not only themselves but a large number of prisoners would be harmed). In 1945 they were running low on coal and when the camp came to be liberated there were 3000 bodies stacked ...
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Muenchner Strasse 46a, Dachau | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse 8, Dachau | Hotelfrom $120
Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 16, Dachau | Hotelfrom $120
Pollnstrasse 6, Dachau | Hotelfrom $101
Bahnhofstrasse 4, Dachau | Hotelfrom $135
Hermannstrasse 9, Dachau | Hotelfrom $131