Friday, March 8, 2013

KZ Sachsenhausen - Concentration camp (Oranienburg)

The administrative centre of all concentration camps was located here and it became a training centre for Schutzstaffel (SS), It was originally not intended as an extermination camp, however in 1943 a gas chamber and ovens were built to kill larger numbers of prisoners.

It was a Prisoner labor camp and here they've run the Operation Bernhard, also shown in the film Die Fälscher- The Counterfeiters, but they were also working for Heinkel (aircraft), AEG and Siemens.

The compound has been vandalized by Neo-Nazis several times.

More infos: WIKI

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