- Vital to understand the horror of Hitler’s “Final Solution”
- Learn how a pretty medieval town was overtaken by evil
Dachau, outside Munich, was the first concentration camp to be built in Germany. Many thousands of people, from political prisoners to Jews, POWs and clergy to ordinary criminals, died here. In 1945, as the war drew to an end, Allied soldiers were liberating camps, and Nazi officials tried their best to destroy as much evidence as possible, yet the human remains, the prison cells and the gas chambers told their own stories. Tours of Dachau Concentration Camp, which is preserved much as it was at the time of liberation, must be guided. They present a chilling and often upsetting account of Hitler’s “Final Solution.”
This Munich gift experience, which also includes return public transportation from the city, is essential to understanding the true scale of Hitler’s plans. You’ll be shown the cells, the barracks, and the gas chambers where so many perished. You’ll visit the museum to hear stories of those that died and those that survived, and the heartbreaking scenes found by the American troops who finally liberated the camp. Your experience here will likely stay with you for years to come, if not the rest of your life. An incredibly moving, disturbing tour that is nevertheless vital if we are to prevent such horrors from happening again in the future.