Ceremonies May 2013flagsmay5

This year it is 80 years ago the Dachau concentration camp was founded, just a few weeks after Adolf Hitler had been appointed Reich Chancellor. Twelve years later, on April 29 1945, American troops liberated the camp. This years commemoration of the liberation will be held in may this year. The Comite International Dachau organizes the yearly remembrance of the liberation of the camp.

"With us it all began"

The first prisoners of the Dachau concentration camp in 1933

scenic Reading

17th March 2013, 11.00 clock, Schauburg Munich

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Lecture and conversation with Max Mannheimer


foto Elija Boßler

© Elija Boßler

 

Thursday 07 February 2013

19:00 Dachau Concentration Camp / visitor center
Pater-Roth-Straße 2a Dachau.

Max Mannheimer in conversation with Marie-Luise von der Leyen.

More information about his books can be found on this website. (German)

 Max Mannheimer

»Drei Leben«

 

"Generations" and "perspective"

Opening of the photo-double exhibition
Dachau Concentration Camp: 22 January 2013

 

foto inaugeration

 
(Foto: Toni Heigl)  
 
On Tuesday, 22 January 2013, the Dachau Concentration Camp, the Max Mannheimer Study Center and the Josef Effner-Gymnasium Dachau have opened the dual exhibition "Generations" and "perspective" .

Commemoration of the death march

Speech by Christa Willmitzer.

denkmahl"The last eyewitness appeal to Germany, to all European states and the international community, to preserve and appreciate in the future the human gift of remembrance and commemoration. We ask young people to continue our struggle against the Nazi ideology, and for a just, peaceful and tolerant world.

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Commemoration of the death march

Remembrance of the death march of prisoners from the
Dachau concentration camp in April 1945.

"Who remembers which events at what time and for
what reasons?
Who determines whose thoughts and what is remembered?
How does commemoration change over the decades?
How can new generations be convinced of the necessity of commemorating historical events that happened before their birth ? "

Barbara DISTEL
Dachau Mai 4 2013

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International Youth Meeting

 
Each year young people from all
over the world meet in Dachau.
The CID supports this inspiring activity
by contributing to travel expenses.
 
See what the meeting is all about.

Remembrance liberation Dachau

affiesjevogelherdenking29aprilOn the 29th of april 1945 the Dachau concentration camp was liberated by us troups.
An end came to the opression of some 32.000 prisoners.
Every year the liberation of the camp is celebrated.
 

Invitation to the presentation of the new memory pages.

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"One suppressed it, one supressed it all. I thought; the young people will never understand it anyway"
For the memorybook the former resistance fighter Willemijn Petrof - van Gurp (94) has allowed students Jop Bruin and Jelle Braaksma an interview.
 

Am Freitag, den 22. März 2013 um 19.30 Uhr
in der Kirche im Karmel Hl. Blut an der KZ-Gedenkstätte.

read the invitation

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