Buchenwald Memorial Mittelbau-Dora Memorial Museum Zwangsarbeit im NS

History. Made. Conscious

16.04.2023, 15:30 PM‒17:30 PM

Stations tour

Gedenkstätte Buchenwald

1.30 p.m.

In the center of the picture, a speaker with a black jacket stands on a small stage element and speaks into a microphone. To his left is a gray-white-orange information stele. In the background, the gate building of the former concentration camp can be seen.
Station of the tour: "History. Made. Conscious." at the gate building, 2022. Photo: Katharina Brand.

A path through Buchenwald on the 78th anniversary of the liberation.

Start: 16 April 2023, at 1:30 p.m., meeting point: Visitor Information Centre.

Many different people and initiatives are involved in remembering and dealing with the history of Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Together with this network, the memorial organises the "History. Aware. Make. A path through Buchenwald". On it, various historical sites are visited and their significance explained through recitations, statements and an outdoor exhibition.

This year, our focus is on the persecution of the Sinti and Roma under National Socialism. But other topics and perspectives will also be presented:

  • Station 1: Memorial plaque for the U.S. Army, Presented by: International Committee Buchenwald-Dora and Commandos (IKBD).
  • Station 2: Camp gate, sponsor: Jens-Uwe Fischer (HFBK Hamburg)
  • Station 3: former Block 5, sponsor: VVdN/BdA Thüringen with RomnoKher Thüringen e.V.
  • Station 4: former Block 27, sponsor: Working Group "Speaking Past" Jena
  • Station 5: Memorial to the Murdered Sinti and Roma, sponsor: Central Council of German Sinti and Roma

More information about the tour, its contents and the sponsors can be found here.

An event organised by the Buchenwald and Mittelbau Dora Memorials Foundation in cooperation with the Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Thüringen.

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