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Klagemauer - Mauthausen, OÖ, Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded
N 48° 15.437 E 014° 30.011
33U E 462901 N 5345017
Quick Description: Klagemauer - Mauthausen, OÖ, Austria
Location: Tirol, Austria
Date Posted: 3/5/2015 10:06:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMNFGP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 1

Long Description:
[DE]
In Gedenken an die verstorbenen Häftlinge im KZ Mauthausen wurde dieses Denkmal errichtet.
An der Klagemauer befinden sich viele verschiedene Gedenktafeln als Andenken an die verstorbenen Häftlinge des KZ Mauthausen.

Das Konzentrationslager Mauthausen war das größte Konzentrationslager der Nationalsozialisten auf dem Gebiet Österreichs, der damaligen Donau- und Alpenreichsgaue. Es befand sich 20 Kilometer östlich von Linz in Mauthausen und bestand vom 8. August 1938 bis zu seiner Auflösung nach der Befreiung seiner Insassen durch US-amerikanische Truppen am 5. Mai 1945. Im KZ Mauthausen und seinen Nebenlagern sind rund 100.000 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Auf dem Gelände des ehemaligen Konzentrationslagers befindet sich seit 1947 eine Mahn- und Gedenkstätte der Republik Österreich.

[EN]
In memory of the deceased prisoners in Mauthausen this monument was erected.
Located at the Western Wall many memorial plaques in memory of the deceased prisoners of Mauthausen concentration camp.

The Mauthausen concentration camp was the largest concentration camp by the Nazis on the territory of Austria, the former Danube and Alpenreichsgaue. It was located 20 kilometers east of Linz in Mauthausen and consisted of 8 August 1938 until its dissolution after the liberation of its inmates by US troops on May 5, 1945. In Mauthausen and its satellite camps around 100,000 people have died , On the grounds of the former concentration camp is located since 1947 a memorial of the Republic of Austria.
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Admission Fee: free

Opening Days/Times:
0900-1500


Supplementary Related Website: Not listed

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