Bild des Internationalen Mahnmals in der KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme. Die Skulptur "Le Deporté" von Françoise Salmon, Foto: Egon Holzmann, 1965.
Inauguration of the International Monument, the sculpture Le Deporté by Françoise Salmon, at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Photograph: Egon Holzmann, 1965. (ANg 2009-1424)

Memorials in Hamburg

Alongside Neuengamme concentration camp memorial, Nazi injustice is remembered in many places in Hamburg today. Since the 1980s, many memorials and commemorative sites have been established all over Hamburg. The Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres has been commissioned by the city to provide the Internet portal This website includes information about more than 100 monuments and memorials commemorating the victims of the Nazi regime in the form of artworks or exhibitions

In the time between 1939 and 1945, as many as 500,000 foreign women, men and children worked as slave labourers for the war economy in Hamburg. They worked in roughly 1,000 companies in Hamburg and on countless farms, in private homes and in small handicraft businesses. They lived in the more than 1,100 camps spread throughout the entire Hamburg area. You can find an online map of the sites of these camps and places where the foreign slave labourers had to work.