Eerie, Wild Scenes Straight Out of Grimm's Fairy Tales | Ruins of Castle Flossenburg, Germany. | Credit: Photo: Kilian Schönberger | From Wired.com

Eerie, Wild Scenes Straight Out of Grimm's Fairy Tales | Ruins of Castle Flossenburg, Germany. | Credit: Photo: Kilian Schönberger | From Wired.com

Wilhelm Canaris – Wikipedia

Wilhelm Canaris – Wikipedia

Flossenburg headquarters in the SS camp-In May 1938 a concentration camp was established at Flossenbürg, in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria, near the Czech border. This camp was originally intended for criminals, "asocial" persons, and Jews, but it grew to include political prisoners and foreign prisoners of war. The largest number of the latter were Soviets. The site was chosen for its granite hills, and prisoners were put to work in a large quarry.

Flossenburg headquarters in the SS camp-In May 1938 a concentration camp was established at Flossenbürg, in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria, near the Czech border. This camp was originally intended for criminals, "asocial" persons, and Jews, but it grew to include political prisoners and foreign prisoners of war. The largest number of the latter were Soviets. The site was chosen for its granite hills, and prisoners were put to work in a large quarry.

1938 | The Founding of the Flossenbürg Camp

1938 | The Founding of the Flossenbürg Camp

Flossenburg Concentration Camp. I remember this spot well, though it was under a couple of feet of snow when I was there. The pyramid shaped mound is one of the most likely places for Dietrich Bonhoeffer's burial site. If feelings mean anything, I would say this is it. It was a cold, dark, wind-howling day in March, 1994. I was completely alone in this place for a couple of hours. Snow covered this horrendous holy ground where many died. This represents one the most meaningful moments of my…

Flossenburg Concentration Camp. I remember this spot well, though it was under a couple of feet of snow when I was there. The pyramid shaped mound is one of the most likely places for Dietrich Bonhoeffer's burial site. If feelings mean anything, I would say this is it. It was a cold, dark, wind-howling day in March, 1994. I was completely alone in this place for a couple of hours. Snow covered this horrendous holy ground where many died. This represents one the most meaningful moments of my…

Flossenburg Concentration Camp historical info

Flossenburg Concentration Camp historical info

Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg in Flossenbürg, Bayern

Gedenkstätte Flossenbürg in Flossenbürg, Bayern

Flossenburg

Flossenburg

Flossenburg concentration camp, Germany

Flossenburg concentration camp, Germany

Map of local area I was at in Munich: Weiden, Floss, and Flossenburg

Map of local area I was at in Munich: Weiden, Floss, and Flossenburg

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