Construction on Mauthausen was completed on August 8, 1938. It was under the command of Franz Ziereis, and liberated on May 5, 1945 by the 11th Armored Division of the US Army. Mauthausen was used mostly for extermination through physical labor of the educated and higher class peoples in countries occupied by Germany during World War II.
Contains pictures, sketches, and accounts of life at the camp.
Pictures of the camp as it stands today with descriptions of life during the war.
Documentation of the Mauthausen concentration camp memorial.
Contains many pictures, trial summary, and stories about the stone quarry.
Wikipedia: Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp
Contains brief overview of the main camp, plus its subcamps.
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