Prologue, animated by the Mediadesigner "buchstabenschubser" from Potsdam. Photo: Peter Hansen, SGBUMD

Structure & texts


Prologue

 

Chapter 1: National Socialism and violence

1.    Weimar – a cultural centre of National Socialism

2.    A concentration camp is built

3.    The November Pogrom

Chapter 2: War and crime

1.  Anti-Semitic enemy stereotypes and mass murder

2.  The murderers

3.  The forced order of the camp

4.  Crime and cooperation

5.  Schiller’s furniture

Chapter 3: “Total war”

1.  A camp for the war economy

2.  Forced labour for the “final victory”

3.  Selection and forced labour

4.  Solidarity and resistance

Chapter 4: The final months

1.  24 August 1944

2.  The clearance transports

3.  Mass death in the Little Camp

4.  Death marches

5.  April 1945 – the final days before liberation

Epilogue: After the liberation

1.  Confrontation with the crimes

2.  Dealing with the past in Germany

3.  Injured life

4.  Compensation?

5.  Survivors are witnesses

6.  Buchenwald SS in court

7.  The Oath of Buchenwald

8.  Taking stock and planning for the future

9.  What does Buchenwald mean?