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|memorial to murdered Jews in Germany|
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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.
The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre and is maintain...
|At this villa at Wannsee in Berlin, 15 high-ranking Nazi-officials (among them Reinhard Heydrich and Adolf Eichmann of the SS) met on Jan. 20th 1942 to discuss and decide about the organization of the "Final solution of the Jewish Question", e.g. the deportation and murder of millions of European jews in concentration camps.|
It is a memorial site and museum now.
|From here on october 18th. 1941 (1251 jews), more than 55000 Berlin jews were sent to the concentration camps of Theresienstadt, Riga, Lodz, Warzaw and later end 1942 directly to the death camp of Auschwitz where they were murdered from this station. To Auschwitz alone drowearound 35 trains with 17000 jews.|
This took place until march 27. 1945.
Of cause this track ...
|Camp des Milles was a French internment camp, opened in September 1939, in a former factory. The camp was first used to intern Germans and Austrians, and by June 1940, some 3,500 people were detained here.|
Between 1941 and 1942 Le Camp des Milles was used as a transit camp for Jews before deportation. About 2,000 of the inmates were shipped off to the Drancy camp on the way to Au...
|Between 1941 and 1944, 25,000 German Jews were deportated to Riga and killed in Bikernieki Forest. They were buried in mass graves in the middle of the forest. After the war these mass graves were found back and they are now marked with a remembrance column. There is also a central memorial. This memorial contains the names of the killed.|
|The Drancy deportation camp of Paris, France was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of which 63,000 were murdered including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944.|
Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was ...
|461 Lancasters and 153 Halifaxes to Stuttgart. 17 Lancasters and 4 Halifaxes lost, 4.6 per cent of the force. This was the first of 3 heavy raids on Stuttgart in 5 nights and the only report available is a composite one for the 3 raids. The 3 raids caused the most serious damage of the war in the central districts of Stuttgart which, being situated in a series of narrow valleys, had eluded Bomb...||02/11/2007||732|
|After the state gallery, the second art museum in Stuttgart is the art museum of the town Stuttgart. It was opened in March 2005. Important is one of the biggest collections from art of Otto Dix.||07/01/2007||603|
|In the future you will find the European Central Bank at this location near the 'Grossmarkthalle' in Frankfurt, which is under protection of historical monuments. It will be integrated into the new building of the ECB. The Grossmarkthalle was used by the Nazis as a collective point for the deportation for the concentration camps. Later there will be a memorial. ||01/16/2006||5,546|
|Stuttgart Main station was built between 1914 and 1927 by Paul Bonatz. It has 17 tracks und in the lower level the regional train station (S-Bahn) and the underground. Actual plans called Stuttgart 21 are plans to build a new train station completely under the earth.||06/18/2007||502|
|You can see a big mall in Bad Cannstatt Stuttgart Germany. It was opened in 2006.||07/01/2007||572|
|In Pithiviers, in the Loiret department, approximately 50 km south of Paris, was built at the beginning of World War II prisoner of war camp in order to imprison German soldiers. After the French defeat of 1940, it was used by the French Vichy regime as a transit camp (frz: camp de transit de Pithiviers) for French and foreign Jews interned refugees. Here, in May 1941 during the round of the Op...||01/05/2010||215|