The concentration camp in Dachau was operative between 1933 and 1945. It is located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the town of Dachau, about 20km northwest of Munich. It was the first concentration camp established by the national socialists in Germany. Between 1933 and 1945 over 200000 prisoners from more than 30 countries were housed in Dachau; two-thirds were political prisoners and nearly one-third were Jews. 40000 prisoners died here. After WW II the concentration camp was dismantled and later reconstructed in 1965 on the initiative of and in accordance with the plans of the surviving prisoners who had joined together fo form the Comite International de Dachau. The Bavarian state government provided financial support.
01 Bus stop 02 Train terminal ruins 03 Jourhaus main entry 04 Jourhaus main entry 05 Iron gate at the main entrance
06 Iron gate at the main entrance 07 Inner court 08 Memorial monument
09 Maintenance building and museum 10 Bunker yard 11 Barrack A 12 Barrack A
13 Bed bunks in barrack A 14 Bed bunks in barrack A 15 Refectory in barrack A 16 Bathroom with water basins 17 Toilets in barrack A
18 Barrack A rear view 19 Camp road 20 Camp fence and guard tower 21 Catholic Mortal Agony of Christ chapel 22 Catholic Mortal Agony of Christ chapel
23 Barrack foundations 24 Camp fence and guard tower 25 Jewish memorial site
26 Jewish memorial site 27 Jewish memorial site 28 Catholic Mortal Agony of Christ chapel 29 Protestant church of reconciliation 30 Guard tower
31 Camp fence 32 Russian orthodox chapel 33 Crematorium
34 Crematorium ovens 35 Crematorium oven 36 Crematorium ovens 37 Disrobing room and entrance to gas chamber
38 Gas chamber 39 Death chamber 40 Old crematorium 41 Old crematorium ovens
42 Old crematorium ovens 43 Crematorium 44 Rear view of crematorium 45 Fumigation cubicles
46 Fumigation cubicles 47 Jewish memorial at common grave
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