Dachau Concentration Camp was the first permanent camp to be opened under the Nazi regime and eventually became the basis for the rest of the camp system. The SS the brutal controllers of the camp system were even trained at Dachau in the school of terror and were told to take with them the so called "Dachau Spirit" to the other camps they were transferred to.
Today the Dachau Concentration camp Memorial Site has become an extremely important location for honoring the dead but also warning the living.
On this private tour of the Dachau Memorial Site your experienced and qualified guide will share with you how the Dachau concentration camp opened, the evolution of the camp system over it's 12 years of operation from 1933 to 1945, the administration process of new prisoners, daily life for the prisoners and how it has become an integral location for learning and reconciliation.
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.