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08-30-2006, 09:05 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile20685/Wewelsburg.htm>Wewelsburg</a></b><br><br>Wewelsburg is a Renaissance castle located in the northwest of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is known for becoming the ritual headquarters of the SS in 1934 under Heinrich Himmler.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/357330ww.jpg>

08-30-2006, 10:35 AM
Today it's a youth hostel and museum. From 1939 to 1945 the SS errected the KZ Niederhagen not far of the castle. Only the former SS guardhouse and the rebuild KZ gatehouse, today an ordinary home.

On this german link you can see photos of the camp: