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08/30/2018 Report

My year as a volunteer for the ASF (Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste)

This year has truly flown by. So much has happened this past year in a blink of an eye. At the start of spring, my fellow volunteer Daria and I cajoled the groundskeeper of Neuengamme to provide us with bikes, and since then I’ve discovered a beautiful bike route that leads straight from our Bergedorf apartment to the memorial site along a paved, former train track, dotted with meadows and grazing cows. These 22 minute rides have become some of the most precious moments of my day, infusing me with energy for the work ahead. Read more

09/05/2016 Report

Viktoria Kutdusova: “A year filled with experiences of a lifetime”

On September 1, 2015, a plane from Perm, Russia landed in Berlin Schönefeld. A young girl with two huge suitcases got off, not knowing what was awaiting her. At that moment, she was thinking about her future work at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, where she was expecting to broaden her knowledge on the German culture of remembrance and collect interesting material for her future academic work. Read more

06/23/2016 Exhibition

Guided audio tour

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial has recently released a guided audio tour in English, in conjunction with its German and Russian versions. The guided audio tour leads visitors through 12 stations located throughout the Memorial and former concentration camp site, through use of audio, text, and pictures on your own smartphone. Read more

02/02/2016 Report

Report about my first months as a volunteer at Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

My name is Olga, I come from Moscow, Russia. In 2015 I graduated from university and decided to dedicate a year to do something important. 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