edmunds familyThe family I could not have

Cornel Lustig describes his family history in

an emotional and personal way one does not forget soon.

The original Romanian version can be found here

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Shooting Range Hebertshausen

 

IMG 8623In 2014, a memorial was made for
the 4000 Soviet prisoners of war
that were murdered here between 1941
and 1942.

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Vladimir Feierabend 1940A miraculous family reunion.

As time goes by, I often find myself recalling a critical moment in my life, especially if it is related to an important date. Thus it is with the anniversary of the date marking the end of World War II, which for my family meant gaining our freedom and returning home after spending three years in the concentration camps at Dachau and Ravensbrück.

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Typhus

TyphusDachauNaessDiary sheet of prisoner Jon Sølvberg 11 February 1945:


"Now we are almost in the middle of February and I'm still here in the tent. It's getting scary here in Dachau now. Typhus and typhoid fever is raging, it's a horror. Many Norwegians are dead, and more will probably die. We are now approximately 160 persons left here."

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The death of 92 Russian officers.

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Russian Orthodox Chapel at the Dachau memorial ground

One of the crimes committed in the Dachau concentrationcamp was the execution of 92 Russian military officers in 1944.

Inmate Nico Rost secretly kept a diary about everyday life in the camp.

He wrote;

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