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Title page of the brochure. The title is written on a black band above a photo. The photo shows crowds of people standing in rows. All of them are carrying swastika flags.

Weimar under National Socialism A city map

Weimar and the Classical period were of particular interest to National Socialism. The entire city and its cultural life were to be transformed to conform to the Nazi ideal of a "German culture" for the Volksgemeinschaft.

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A photo of young women in uniform marching down a street in single file. They carry swastika flags. The houses on the roadside are also decorated with swastikas.

Nordhausen under National Socialism A historical guide

The website uses exemplary locations to show the National Socialist penetration of political and cultural life and to present the history of persecution, resistance and forced labour in Nordhausen.

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Blog #otd1945 The Final Months of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camps

Starting in January, the blog #otd1945 (“on this day 1945”) will take a day-by-day look at what was going on in the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora concentration camps 76 years ago.

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Rosa Winkel. Digitale Informationen zur Wanderaustellung

Als homosexuell verfolgte Häftlinge in den Konzentrationslagern Buchenwald und Mittelbau-Dora

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The photo shows an article from the Thüringer Allgemeine with the title "Reasonable truths. Buchenwald internment camp 1945-50 justice or revenge?".

Reasonable truths The reappraisal of the history of the Soviet Special Camp No. 2 Buchenwald 1989/90 to 2020

Until 1989, the history of Soviet special camps in the GDR was kept quiet. At the same time, limited private knowledge existed, but was not allowed to be made public.

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Rolf Kralovitz

Contemporary witness ten zero ninety Rolf Kralovitz 1925–2015

The multimedia project TSURIKRUFN! tells the story of the actor and television producer (including "Die Sendung mit der Maus") Rolf Kralovitz.

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Screenshot of the web app Dingen auf der Spur. (Traces of things).

On the track of things In preparation for a visit to the memorial site

The web app offers a first approach to Buchenwald concentration camp history by means of historical objects. The interactive exploration of these object stories, partly designed with 3D scans, offers exciting insights into the life of the object owner....

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A banner with a photo of a man dressed in prisoner's clothing. In front of it is the text "All men are born free and equal in dignity and rights." Below it the announcement of the 75th anniversary of the liberation.

75th anniversary of the liberation Thuringian Declaration | Statements | Public Signs

In the light of historical memory, it becomes clear that the destructive poisons of yesterday are once again being touted as a panacea. Human rights, democracy and freedom are unfortunately by no means a matter of course, despite the experience of...

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Two volunteers look over the former roll call area at the Buchenwald memorial site

A voluntary year in Buchenwald Buchenwald Memorial Volunteer Blog (2020-2022)

The blog "gives us space to record, document and thus reflect on everything we deal with in our work. And who knows, maybe this will also help others to eliminate fear of contact, misconceptions and ignorance to a certain extent".

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