Prisoners here worked under inhuman conditions on the construction of tunnels for the underground manufacture of V-2 rockets. The camp was evacuated on 1 April 1945. During the liberation by American troops only a few prisoners were found. Of the +/- 60.000 prisoners +/- 20.000 were killed. Nowadays a museum and memorial site can be found at this location.
The inmates of Mittelbau-Dora had to line up for roll call on muster grounds.
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- Text: Kevin Prenger
- Photos: Coen Prenger (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Keith Smith (8)