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

National Buchenwald Memorial

Nationale Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Buchenwald

 
 
National Buchenwald Memorial Slogan on Doors of The Tower of Freedom image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. National Buchenwald Memorial Slogan on Doors of The Tower of Freedom
Inscription.

Die vernichtung des Nazismus mit seinen wurzeln ist unsere losung

Der aufbau einer neuen welt des friedens und der freiheit ist unser ziel
————————
The destruction of Nazism and its roots
is our slogan

The construction of a new world of
peace and freedom is our goal

 
Erected 1958 by German Democratic Republic.
 
Location. 51° 0.653′ N, 11° 15.54′ 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. "Blood Road" / „Blutstraße” (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); SS Guard Detachment Barracks (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Barrack / Baracke (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Camp Headquarters / Lagerkommandantur (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Dog Compound / Hundezwinger (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Ernst Thälmann
National Buchenwald Memorial Tower of Freedom image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. National Buchenwald Memorial Tower of Freedom
North facade, with doors
(approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Gate building / Torgebäude (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Crematorium / Krematorium (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the National Buchenwald Memorial. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPoliticsWar, ColdWar, World II
 
National Buchenwald Memorial Statue of Liberated Inmates image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. National Buchenwald Memorial Statue of Liberated Inmates
Tower of Freedom (south facade) in background
Photo of National Buchenwald Memorial on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
4. Photo of National Buchenwald Memorial on Marker
National Buchenwald Memorial Third Ring Grave image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
5. National Buchenwald Memorial Third Ring Grave
Mass grave location below the Tower of Freedom
National Buchenwald Memorial Tower of Freedom image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
6. National Buchenwald Memorial Tower of Freedom
View from Route 85, looking NW from near Weimar toward the tower on Etter Mountain.
Liberated Inmates Statue at National Buchenwald Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
7. Liberated Inmates Statue at National Buchenwald Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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