11/04/2015 Report

Every Story and every Voice Counts

The Blog "Reflections on Family History Affected by Nazi Crimes" let members of the "Amicale française de Neuengamme et de ses Kommandos" speak. Today: Yvonne Cossu-Alba. Read more

10/07/2015 Archival Research

A Moving Collection of Letters and Memorabilia

Today, Michael Rosenberg handed over his mother's original personal documents to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

09/29/2015 Report, Archival Research

The Short Life of Bartele Bijma

“Onderduiker” was the word used in the Netherlands to describe people who went into hiding, trying to escape the German occupier. Bartele Bijma was 20 years old when he went into hiding – he wanted to avoid compulsory work which meant being recruited to perform forced labor in the German armament industry. Eleven months later he died in the Neuengamme concentration camp. Read more

09/22/2015 Archival Research

Identified After 70 Years

For decades, all that was known about the boy W. Junglieb, one of the children killed by the SS at Bullenhuser Damm on 20 April 1945, was that he was 12 years old and most likely came from Yugoslavia. Read more

09/22/2015 News

Refugees Welcome!

The staff of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial vehemently opposes all forms of racism and hostility towards refugees. We declare our… Read more

09/18/2015 News

In Remembrance of Jørgen Barfod

The Neuengamme concentration camp memorial mourns Jørgen Barfod who died on September 9, 2015 at the age of 97 in Denmark.

As a member of the Danish… Read more

09/17/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Conference

Divided Memory: Remembering Nazi Forced Labour in Twenty-First-Century Europe

International Forum on Nazi Forced Labour, Hamburg March 2016. Call for papers Read more

09/09/2015 Commemorative ceremony, Report

A New Monument Commemorates Four Young Men from Pieterzijl

On Saturday, 5 September 2015, a new monument was erected in the Neuengamme memorial grove in commemoration of Sjoerd Kok, Arnold Stuut, and the brothers Jan and Klaas Wiersma from the village of Pieterzijl in the Netherlands. Read more

09/01/2015 Project

New Blog „Reflections on Family History Affected by Nazi Crimes"

Four Months ago, during the Forum „Future of Remembrance“, we led fruitful discussions, developed new ideas and laid the foundation for new projects. Today, we would like to inform you about opportunities for continuing this promising exchange of ideas. Read more

08/25/2015 Report

A Neuengamme volunteer reports on her service

My name is Ana Buka, I did a voluntary service at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial from September 2014 till September 2015. My work here was very diverse thanks to the Neuengamme staff who were nothing but friendly and supportive. Apart from all the everyday tasks, I would like to point out some things I did which will stay in my mind. Read more