Pay your respects to the countless thousands of souls who perished in Dachau, one of the most notoriously brutal Nazi death camps. The Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site is powerful, moving, and a sobering experience that serves as a stark reminder of the unfathomable cruelty of the Nazis' institutionalized hatred.
The chilling words "Arbeit Macht Frei" are still emblazoned upon the cold gates of Dachau. Enter the infamous concentration camp and walk through the remaining buildings where tens of thousands of people were tortured, experimented upon, and murdered at the hands of the Nazis.
Watch a 22-minute documentary detailing the camp's dark history of war crimes and cruelty, before a licensed tour guide will take you on a harrowing tour around the site itself.
Learn about the camp's eventual liberation by American forces, who executed the remaining guards with the help of surviving internees in a controversial reversal of fortunes.
Visit the former shooting range of Hebertshausen, where prisoners were rounded up to be executed by firing squad. Take some time for quiet reflection at the solemn memorials, and give thanks for the efforts of Allied forces who put an end to the Nazi reign of terror.
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