Photos: Dachau Concentration CampClick on a thumbnail image to view the full photograph.
Arbeit macht Frei. (Work makes you free.) This sign greeted inmates when they arrived at the camp entrance. (Photograph has been flipped left/right so words can be read.) The Jourhaus was the only entrance into the camp. A window of the Jourhaus. Reconstructed barrack. All of the original barracks were destroyed for health reasons. Inside one of the reconstructed barracks. View of the Wirtschaftsbebäude from inside one of the reconstructed barracks. View of barracks foundations. In the background a watchtower and the Orthodox and Protestant memorials may be seen. Barracks foundations on the other side of the camp. The Jewish memorial is in the background. Watchtower. Watchtower. Section of outer wall and watchtower. Barbed wire at top of fence. The Wirtschaftsgebäude. This building contained the kitchen, laundry, storage rooms, and the notorious shower baths where the SS would torture prisoners by flogging them and hanging them at the stake. The Wirtschaftsgebäude. The Lagerarrest (bunker or camp prison) is located behind the Wirtschaftsgebäude. Hallway of the Dachau camp prison before recent renovation. Hallway of the Dachau camp prison after renovation. Door to one of the cells in the camp prison. Door to one of the cells in the camp prison. Door to one of the cells in the camp prison. Inside one of the cells in the Dachau camp prison. Inside one of the cells in the Dachau camp prison. Inside one of the cells in the Dachau camp prison. Prison cell with portable altar. Many of the clergy were held at Dachau. Prison cell with portable altar. View out the window of the Dachau prison. The building on the left is the Wirtschaftsgebäude. Large Crematorium (Barrack X). This building was built in 1942 when the smaller crematorium built in 1940 proved too small. Small Crematorium. Interior of Small Crematorium. Wall where prisoners were shot.
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