“One day, my shoes broke [shoes with wooden soles] and I had to work barefoot in the snow for three days, because it happened in December.”

Michel Van Ausloos, Belgium, undated report

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Review of the events to mark the 79th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of Neuengamme concentration camp

We are delighted that so many people took part in this year's commemorative events, which were held to mark the 79th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the concentration camps. We…

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A suitcase full of exciting papers

In the summer of 2022, the Hansen family took a special suitcase with them on their journey from Denmark to Hamburg. It contained historical documents and drawings by three Danish artists, Thorvald C.…

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Save the date: 79th Anniversary of the Liberation of Prisoners from the Neuengamme Concentration Camp 2024

Events organized by the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes in cooperation with the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) at Neuengamme…

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[Translate to English:] Eine alte Frau steht in der Mitte, ihr hören Menschen zu.

We mourn the loss of our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová

Today we received the news that our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová passed away in Prague on 28 February 2024 at the age of 96.

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[Translate to English:] Eine ländliche Umgebung mit einfachen Häusern, einer Katze, zwei Personen und landwirtschaftlichem Gerät. Am Himmel drei Flugzeuge. Bleistiftzeichnung

"Prisoners of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp from Ukraine" Installation

Two years after the start of Russia's war against Ukraine, the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial will be showing drawings by Ukrainian artists Oliksandr Putivkiy and Roman Kolesnikov starting 24…

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