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

British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald

 
 
British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial Detail
Inscription.

In honour of the memory of the members of the British and Canadian Forces murdered in Buchenwald Concentration Camp. The lives of four British patriots were saved by the solidarity of German antifascists.
They were all imprisoned in Block 17.
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[German and Russian text not transcribed]

 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 51° 1.366′ N, 11° 15.064′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia, in Weimarer Land Kreis (District). Touch 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. Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" (within shouting distance of this marker); Female Victims of Buchenwald (within shouting distance of this marker); Storage Cellar / Vorratskeller (within shouting distance of this marker); "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” (within shouting distance of this marker); Stake and Cart / Pfahl und Karren
British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial
Block 17 outline beyond monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Road / Lagerstraße (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Depot / Kammergebäude (about 90 meters away); Bulgarian Political Prisoners / Bulgarische politische Häftlinge (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial
British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
4. British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald Memorial
Camp Entrance Building in distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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