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Buchenwald Memorial in Landkreis Weimarer Land, 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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Aire du camp des prisonniers de guerre soviétiques, 1941-1945

[Russian text not transcribed]
 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWar, World II.
 
Location. 51° 1.34′ N, 11° 14.834′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia, in Landkreis Weimarer Land. Follow the signs. Site is approximately 10 km NW of Weimar, off Blutstraße, west of Ettersburger Straße (L1054). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia 99427, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
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
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
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(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 150 meters away); Jewish Memorial / Jüdisches Mahnmal (about 150 meters away); Little Camp (Buchenwald Concentration Camp) (about 150 meters away); Inmates’ living quarters / Häftlingsunterkünfte (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
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 was last revised on June 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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