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Buchenwald Memorial in Weimarer Land Kreis (District), Thuringia, Germany
 

Inmates’ Laundry and “Goethe Oak”

Häftlingswäscherei und „Goethe-Eiche”

 

—Photograph, June 1944 / Foto Juni 1944 —

 
Photo and Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Georges Angeli, June 1944
1. Photo and Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" Marker
Inscription.

Photo taken secretly by the French inmate Georges Angeli
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Insgeheim von dem französischen Häftling Georges Angeli aufgenommen
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[French and Russian text not transcribed]
 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 51° 1.384′ N, 11° 15.079′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia, in Weimarer Land Kreis (District). Click for map. Follow the signs. Site is approximately 10 km NW of Weimar, off Blutstraße, west of Ettersburger Straße (L1054). Marker is in this post office area: Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia 99427, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Storage Cellar / Vorratskeller (a few steps from this marker); "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” (a few steps from this marker); British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald (within shouting distance of this marker); Depot / Kammergebäude (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Road / Lagerstraße (within shouting distance of this marker); Bulgarian Political Prisoners / Bulgarische politische Häftlinge
Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Female Victims of Buchenwald (within shouting distance of this marker); Stake and Cart / Pfahl und Karren (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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