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Buchenwald Memorial in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
 

Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945

Lagerzaun und Wachtürme 3, 4 und 5, April 1945

 
 
Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Probably Allied Forces, April 1945
1. Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 Marker
Inscription.  

[Title is text]
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[French and Russian text not transcribed]
 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWar, World II.
 
Location. 51° 1.267′ N, 11° 14.812′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thüringen (Thuringia), in Weimar. 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 TH 99427, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench (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
Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 Marker
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(about 150 meters away); Sinti and Roma Memorial / Sinti und Roma Denkmal (about 180 meters away); SS Guard Detachment Barracks (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
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.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 21, 2022