Von Juli 1940 bis zur Befreiung des Lagers waren über 3.000 niederländische Häftlinge im Konzentrationslager Buchenwald inhaftiert.
At the end of the war, hundreds of children – some no more than four years old – remained incarcerated at Buchenwald; the majority were held in the Little Camp.
These shocking photographs, taken shortly after liberation, shape our understanding of the crimes committed under National Socialism to this day.
A reconstruction of the dramatic final hours of SS rule at Buchenwald
Shortly after the liberation of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, medics of the 120th US Army Evacuation Hospital gave first-hand witness to the situation encountered at the camp.
Accompanied by German federal chancellor Angela Merkel and the former Buchenwald inmates Elie Wiesel and Bertrand Herz, President Barack Obama visited Buchenwald Memorial