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Ahrensbök Concentration Camp

The Ahrensbök concentration camp was one of the first concentration camps established by Nazi-Germany. The camp was in service between October 1933 and May 1934.

KZ Ahrensbök was established in an abandoned factory. The camp held 300 prisoners who were used for road construction. In December 1933, many prisoners were transferred to a building at Plöner Straße in the centre of Ahrensbök. The camp was closed on 9 May 1934.

The camp today:
A documentation centre (Gedenkstätte Ahrensbök) is established in the main camp building of KZ Ahrensbök.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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