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

Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene

 
 
Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker
Inscription.

Site of the camp for Soviet prisoners of war, 1941-1945
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Gelände des lagers für sowjetische Kriegsgefangene, 1941-1945
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[French and Russian text not transcribed]
 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 51° 1.34′ N, 11° 14.834′ 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. Soviet Prisoners of War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sinti and Roma Memorial / Sinti und Roma Denkmal (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench (about 150 meters away); Guard Path of the SS Guard Detail (about
Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker
Looking south
150 meters away); Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal (about 150 meters away); Inmates’ living quarters / Häftlingsunterkünfte (about 180 meters away); Gate building / Torgebäude (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWar, World II
 
Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene Marker
Looking northwest
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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