Buchenwald Concentration Camp, built as prison and labor camp and not an extermination camp. 250,000 people incarcerated, approximately 56,000 died.
The sick and too old to work to work were often shipped to extermination camps. Liberated April 1945
Sign on entrance gate reads "To Each His Own"
Current housing for the poor, former East German, built during Soviet occupation
Torgau, Germany City where the American forces coming from the west met up with the Soviets coming from the east
Hartenfels Castle. Chapel built 1544, consecrated by Martin Luther
Our walking tour guide in Torgau
Suzi our overall tour guide/manager from Australia contemplating what to do with the pesty photographers and Ken Hamburger, our companion historian. retied soldier and military expert.
<onument commemorating the meeting of the west and east allied forces, Torgau, Germany
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin (formerly East Berlin) Germany