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

Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal

 
 
Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal Marker
Inscription.

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

“So that the generation to come might know, the children, yet to be born, that they too may rise and declare to their children.” (Psalm 78:6)

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 51° 1.384′ N, 11° 14.952′ 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. British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Female Victims of Buchenwald (about 150 meters away); Sinti and Roma Memorial / Sinti und Roma Denkmal (about 150 meters away); Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" (about 150 meters away); Camp Road / Lagerstraße (about 150 meters away); Bulgarian Political Prisoners / Bulgarische politische Häftlinge (about 150 meters away); "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche”
Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal and Marker
Crematorium visible in upper right distance of photo
(about 150 meters away); Soviet Prisoners of War / Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Regarding Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal. The stones that fill the block were taken from the quarry, where many Jewish inmates were worked to death.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Rabbi Herschel Schacter Is Dead at 95; Cried to the Jews of Buchenwald: ‘You Are Free’ - NY Times. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersWar, World II
 
Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal
Inscription
Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
4. Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal
Stones from quarry worked by prisoners
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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