Picture of stones marking the locations of the barracks in the former prisoners' compound. Photograph: Michael Kottmeier, 2005.
Stones marking the locations of the barracks in the former prisoners’ compound. Photograph: Michael Kottmeier, 2005. (ANg 2014-487)


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The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is an institution of the Kulturbehörde der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg. It is funded by the Commissioner of Culture and Media of the German government.

Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial
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The photographs featured here are from the archive of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial (ANg), the Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (NIOD) in Amsterdam, the Museet for Danmarks Frihedskamp in Copenhagen (MDF), the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London, the Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv (BLHA) and the Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society in Brussels (CEGESOMA). Additional information about photographers and archives can be found in the descriptions below the photographs.

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