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Police Headquarters

In this building, the persecution by the Nazis started. Heinrich Himmler became in 1933 head of the police on this location and Reinhard Heydrich also worked here.

Several weeks after Hitler came to power, the police prison here became overcrowded. For this reason, the Nazis opened on 20 March 1933 their first concentration camp, in Dachau near Munich.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Fedor de Vries (1) & Lennard Bolijn (2,3,4,5)

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