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Placarding at the "Space to Remember"

The "Space to Remember, Connect and Support" was opened

On November 13 2020, the "Space to Remember, Connect and Support" was ceremonially opened on the grounds of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. From now on, relatives can design posters for their relatives imprisoned at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp. The „Space to Remember“ consists of an on-site presentation in the form of printing plates, a billboard, a printing workshop, and a website with a digital archive: 

Did you know?


- the first monument to victims of the National Socialists in Hamburg was dedicated in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery.


- a burial ground for Soviet prisoners of war from the Neuengamme concentration camp was established in the Bergedorf Cemetery.


satellite camps of the Neuengamme concentration camp were located in Hamburg.


forced labourers had to work in Hamburg from 1939 to 1945, including many women.


- the bombings of 'Operation Gomorrah' killed 37,000 people Concentration camp prisoners were forced to recover the bodies.


to the Memorial for Deserters and Other Victims of the Nazi Military Judiciary – the sentences passed by Nazi courts are spoken aloud.


memorial sites are underground: the tube bunker on Tarpenbekstrasse, the Bunker Museum, the 'Monument Against Fascism' and the ‘Interrogation Cell’.


seats are parts of the ‘Table with 12 Chairs’. One empty chair is for visitors.


can be planted by visitors in the rose garden of the Bullenhuser Damm Memorial.


monuments are dedicated to members of the White Rose resistance group in Hamburg.