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03/04/2020 Archival Research

Following the Trail of the Dead Uncle

Marius Woltjer was 28 when he died in the Neuengamme concentration camp in February 1945. Less than nine months earlier he was arrested as a resistance fighter in the Netherlands. Following his imprisonment in Vught and Sachsenhausen concentration camps, he arrived in Neuengamme in October 1944 and was probably transferred on to the Husum-Schwesing satellite camp. Read more

07/20/2018 Exhibition

“Only Ruins Lay Before Us.” Concentration camp prisoners on clearance detail following Operation Gomorrah

On July 19th, 2018, a new temporary exhibition opened at the St. Nikolai Memorial titled “Only Ruins Lay Before Us”. A collaboration between the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and the St. Nikolai Memorial Development Committee, the exhibition is open daily at the St. Nikolai Memorial until September 29th, 2018. The exhibition describes the 1943 bombing campaign in Hamburg. Read more