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

Dog Compound / Hundezwinger

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. Dog Compound / Hundezwinger Marker
Inscription.  

Dog compound of the SS military command headquarters, built in 1938
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Hundezwinger des SS-Kommandanturstabes, erbaut 1938
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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: AnimalsMan-Made FeaturesWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
 
Location. 51° 1.225′ N, 11° 14.939′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia, in Weimarer Land Kreis (District). 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. Camp Headquarters / Lagerkommandantur (within shouting distance of this marker); Gate building / Torgebäude (within shouting distance of this marker); Barrack / Baracke (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); SS Guard Detachment Barracks
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
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(about 120 meters away); Inmates’ living quarters / Häftlingsunterkünfte (about 150 meters away); Guard Path of the SS Guard Detail (about 150 meters away); Camp Fence and the Watchtowers 3, 4 and 5, April 1945 (about 150 meters away); SS Guard Detail Splinter Protection Trench (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 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.)
 
Dog Compound / Hundezwinger image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. Dog Compound / Hundezwinger
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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