Buchenwald was a Nazi concentration camp established in July 1937. The prisoners were used as slave labour in local armament factories. The camp was evacuated by the Nazis as Allied troops approached the area, and the U.S. Army assumed control of the camp on 11 April 1945.
Details the forced labor at the camp, and has a silent historical film of the liberation.
Overview of the camp, with a few pictures. Plus extract from the Nuremberg Trial about tattooed skin.
Buchenwald and Beyond
Education and archive of the liberation of Buchenwald.
The Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation
Details the work of the foundation in preserving these former internment camps, and the history of the camps.
Buchenwald Concentration Camp
Tour of the camp, photos, and details of the atrocities that took place here.
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial
Includes a photo gallery of recent images from Buchenwald.
Buchenwald: Legend and Reality
Written by Mark Weber. Portrays a revisionist theory about what happened at Buchenwald.
Documents on the Nazi Concentration Camp at Buchenwald
Pictures and reports of the events and liberation of Buchenwald.
Jewish Virtual Library: Buchenwald
Summary of the Buchenwald trial, photos, and experiments that were done on detainees.
Liberation of Buchenwald
By Harry Herder, a first-hand report about the liberation.
Overview of camp, female prisoner life and famous prisoners.
BBC News: Germany Marks Buchenwald 'Shame'
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder leads a ceremony to mark 60 years since Buchenwald death camp was liberated. (April 10, 2005)
50 Years Later, a Visit With Buchenwald's Ghosts
Survivors and liberators recount events at Buchenwald. (April 10, 1997)
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