Stolen port back to Dachau concentration camp

Stolen port back to Dachau concentration camp

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The stolen iron gate of the former Dachau concentration camp near Munich will next week, back in the South of Germany. The Bavarian organization for monuments that Thursday let know.

The 100 kilo weighing port, with the inscription ‘Arbeit macht frei’, appeared in november about two years after the theft, in Norway, the coastal town of Bergen. It is not clear who the port has stolen it.

The wrought iron fence will be after the return in Dachau is not on the old place to be restored, but after the restoration are included in the permanent exhibition in the former concentration camp.

Dachau was the first major concentration camp of the nazis. Between 1933 and 1945 more than 200,000 people from across Europe held, of whom there 41.500 died. On april 30, will celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the camp.

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