European Trip - Part 3

 

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Alsace also has the dubious distinction of being home to the only concentration camp built in France by the Nazis - Camp Struthof.

 

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Camp Struthof memorial.

 

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Camp Struthof - Double electric fence and guard posts surround the camp.

 

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Camp Struthof - Crematorium.

 

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Camp Struthof - Inside the crematorium.

 

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Camp Struthof - The ashes of the victims were collected in these urns to be sold to the families.

 

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Camp Struthof - The "operation" room.  This is were "doctors" experimented on their human subjects.

 

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Camp Struthof - Mass grave site turned memorial.

 

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Camp Struthof prisoners were used to work in a nearby quarry.  I was most bothered by the short distance to the monastery in the background and other towns not in this picture.

 

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Camp Struthof - The flat gravel sections used to have barracks, similar to the one in the background.

 

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Camp Struthof - The gas chamber.

 

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Camp Struthof - A local restaurant converted to gas chamber.

 

Copyright GBuhacoff.   Pictures taken with Minolta Dimage X.