Ravensbrück Concentration Camp Ravensbrück was a women's concentration camp during World War II, located in northern Germany, 90 km north of Berlin at a site near the village of Ravensbrück (part of Fürstenberg/Havel)
"The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word" — Mata Hari
Inmates of Ravensbrück after being liberated by the Red Army. Ravensbrück was located only 90kms from Berlin and had been established in May 1939 as a women’s camp. Eventually it became one the largest camps in Germany and one of the most notorious.
The colour of darkness: Never before seen photographs show the liberation of Dachau, the first of the Nazis' concentration camps
Dachau death camp would become the prototype for the thousands of concentration camps that sprang up across Germany during the Nazi era. The camp layout and daily routine was widely copied. It was also a training centre for SS concentration camp guards.
Dr Herta Oberheuser being sentenced at the Nuremberg doctors’ trial, 20 August 1947. Photo & Caption featured in If This Is A Woman: Inside Ravensbrück: Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm.