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KZ-Gedenkenstaette Mittelbau-Dora

[The image on the left was taken by the doctor on the right.  His life was never the same.]

“Gedenkstätte: a place of remembrance, a memorial.

“The importance of the concentration camp memorial, or Gedenkstätte, is that it helps its community of stake-holders, those who care about what happened there, to build and transform knowledge, understanding, values, and memory.  Changes in the exhibits’ themes, characters, media presentations, and structure occur over time, but these changes are less important than the stability of the site.”

– Gretchen Schafft & Gerhard Zeidler, COMMEMORATING HELL (2011)