Photos: Dachau Concentration CampClick on a thumbnail image to view the full photograph.
In 1933-34, this was the view of the moat and barbwire secured concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, in Upper Bavaria. The buildings are the barracks where the inmates slept. Inmates in Dachau line up. This photograph was on the cover of the July 16, 1933 edition of the Munchen Illustierte Press. This chart from Dachau shows the prisoner identification symbols used in German concentration camps. A section of the Dachau concentration camp. The barbwire fence and a moat in Dachau. Prisoners with their mess kits on their way to the camp kitchen. Three times a day the prisoners walked with their mess-tin outside the inner camp to the kitchen for their meals. Survivors and U.S. troops at the entrance to the Dachau concentration camp. Dachau inmates gathered outside and on the roof tops of a camp building to hear a speech by Hitler. A prisoner who has been subjected to low pressure experimentation. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, air pressure was created comparable to that found at 15,000 meters in altitude, in an effort to determine how high German pilots could fly and survive. A prisoner in a special chamber responds to changing air pressure during high-altitude experiments. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, conditions simulating those found at 15,000 meters in altitude were created in an effort to determine if German pilots might survive at that height. A prisoner in Dachau forced to stand without moving for hours as a punishment. A column of prisoners evacuate Dachau, April 29, 1945. Dachau inmates pass through a Bavarian town on a death march. Prisoners from Dachau march along the Nördlichen Münchner street in Grünwald in a southerly direction, April 29, 1945. Prisoners on a death march from Dachau pass through a village in April, 1945. The death train in Dachau, April 30, 1945.
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