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|Fort Zinna and Brueckenkopf were prisons of the Nazi dictatorship, after the war Fort Zinna was a Sowiet prison and later STASI/Volkspolizei prison in the GDR.||09/20/2006||433|
|Fort de Romainville (in English, Fort of Romainville), was a Nazi prison and transit camp, located in the outskirts of Paris. The Fort was invested in 1940 by the German military and transformed into a prison. From there, resistants and hostages were directed to the camps. 3,900 women and 3,100 men were interned before being deported to Auschwitz, Ravensbrück, Buchenwald and Dachau concentratio...||08/21/2009||260|
|Jugendwekhof Torgau was a institution in the GDR, where teenagers, who did not fit into the image of socialist society should be re-educated. This happened politically in the first place, and only incidentally Vocational. In addition to the indoctrination of young people were given an almost useless part of training, with which they could possibly perform minor ancillary activities. |
|Built in 1841, Fort Mont-Valérien was a prison at Suresnes, near Paris, that served as the site for Nazi executions during the German occupation of France (1940-1944) in World War II. It overlooks the Bois de Boulogne and Paris. ||03/28/2006||685|
|Isle of Man Prison is a mixed-use prison located in the Jurby parish of the Isle of Man. The prison is operated by the Isle of Man Prison Service (part of the Department of Home Affairs) and is the only functioning prison on the island.|
It replaced the old Victoria Road Prison in Douglas.
|The USDB, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 66027, originally designated the U.S. Military Prison, was established by Congress in 1874 and has been in operation at Fort Leavenworth since May 15, 1875. This military prison has the distinction of offering the first vocational training program established in this country for prisoners. The USDB is the only long term prison in the Department of Defense, inc...||11/17/2005||742|
|Leopoldov Prison was found around 1660 as Fort of Bastion type, highest security||03/27/2006||631|
|Elbe Day, April 25, 1945, was the date Soviet and American troops met at the River Elbe, near Torgau in Germany, marking an important step toward the end of the World War II in Europe. The first contact was made between patrols near Strehla, when First Lieutenant Albert Kotzebue crossed the River Elbe in a boat with three men of an intelligence and reconnaissance platoon. On the east bank, they...||09/24/2009||209|
|Spandau Prison was a prison situated in the borough of Spandau in western Berlin, constructed in 1876 and demolished in 1987 after the death of its last prisoner, Rudolf Hess, to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine. The prison was near, though not part of, the Renaissance-era Spandau Citadel fortress. In history, Spandau Prison succeeded as a prison to the citadel and where Frederick II ...||11/12/2009||462|
|Søby Søgaard State Prison is an open prison. It was opened 1933 as a juvenile prison but became an ordinary prison in 1973. It can house 134 inmates.|
It's located in a formor manor dating back to the 15th. century.
|Fort Oranje was built after the Treaty of Paris in 1816 to protect the Dutch colony's burgeoning salt trade. It was used as the residence of the island's governor until 1836, when it briefly became a prison. A lighthouse was then constructed as salt production and subsequently seaborne traffic to the island increased. Now the fort serves as the office for the harbourmaster. ||04/03/2007||316|
|Noord Holland district fort |
Photo From http://www.vanuitdelucht.nl/
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This fort is part of the defence line of forts surrounding Amsterdam. The official page for this fort is: http://www.fortijmuiden.nl/fe_engels/hoofdframe.htm
There is an impressive amount of information there, and the website can be viewed in English, German, a...