Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany: Germany's Merkel visits Dachau concentration camp, Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany (May 1-4, 1945), American Army troops

Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany

Angela Merkel became the first German chancellor to visit the former Nazi concenrtation camp Dachau on Tuesday. Critics slammed her decision to visit the site while on the campaign trail, calling it "tasteless".
Angela Merkel laid a wreath at Dachau concentration camp on Tuesday, making her the first German chancellor to visit the death camp where Nazis killed more than 41,000 people in the Holocaust.


Taking a pause in her campaign for a third
(LIB 6519) Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany, May 1-4, 1945. CUs, dead bodies in railroad cars. MS, huge pile of discarded prison uniforms. CUs, p...
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http://www.worldhistoryclass.com Last summer I had the opportunity to visit one of the Nazi concentration camp, Dachau. This was one of the first concentration camps opened in Germany and housed many political prisoners. Later it was set up with the "death camp" crematorium, but was never used in that aspect.
The camp began with a few political prisoners, but eventually grew to over 200000 prisoners with over 30000 dying in the camp.
This camp was eventually libe
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American Army troops entering area of Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany, near end of World War II

U.S. troops of the 45th Division, 157th Infantry Regiment,3rd Battalion, I Company,entering the area of Dachau concentration camp, in the final days of World War 2. They are seen es