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Don't forget ......Sachsenhausen

  • Posted July 14, 2012 by Francesc Viewed 4448 times

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The camp was established in 1936. It was located 35 km north of Berlin, which gave it a primary position among the German concentration camps: the administrative centre of all concentration camps was located in Oranienburg, and Sachsenhausen became a training centre for Schutzstaffel (SS) officers (who would often be sent to oversee other camps afterwards). Executions took place at Sachsenhausen, especially of Soviet prisoners of war. Among the prisoners, there was a “hierarchy”: at the top, criminals (rapists, murderers), then Communists (red triangles), then homosexuals (pink triangles) and at the very bottom Jews (yellow triangles

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    • # Chossid

      I definitely never forget! In my mind, the skies were always black over the concentration camps, and the flowers invisible.

      Each of those bunks (place for one) was for 6 inmates, and only 1 was given a threadbare blanket... which he always shared with the others....

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    • # Antonio Gil

      Also in here, perhaps we had crossed each other in one of these places. Gruesome place, like all the things the nazi did. Love #1 and #2.

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    • # Josy

      It's the black period which we can't forget! Regrettably the planet continues in the horror
      A very moving set, Francesc

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