TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to input@tracesofwar.com and it will be published!

Itter Castle

This castle was used as SS-prison and subsequently sub camp of KZ Dachau from 1943 to 1945. It was the site of heavy fighting between Waffen-SS soldiers and elements of the U.S. 23rd Tank Battalion supported by a Wehrmacht anti-SS force, Austrian resistance fighters and armed camp inmates on 5 May 1945.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!

Source

Related books

The Third Reich
Encyclopedia of the Third Reich
Leven met de dood
The Camp Men
Hitlers Holocaust
Hitlers gewillige beulen
Read more (6)