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

SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench

Splitterschutzgraben der SS-Wachmannschaften

 
 
SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text]
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[French and Russian text not transcribed]

 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 51° 1.267′ N, 11° 14.811′ 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. Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 (here, next to this marker); Guard Path of the SS Guard Detail (here, next to this marker); Soviet Prisoners of War Memorial (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene (about 150 meters away); Gate building / Torgebäude (about 150 meters away); Dog Compound / Hundezwinger (about 180 meters away); Sinti and Roma Memorial / Sinti und Roma Denkmal (about 180 meters away); SS Guard Detachment Barracks (about 210 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Regarding SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench.
SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench and Marker
Used for protection during air raids.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, World II
 
SS Guard Tower, Splinter Protection Trench, Guard Path, and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. SS Guard Tower, Splinter Protection Trench, Guard Path, and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 16 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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