Entry Title: "Dachau"
Name: Peter van Brederode , Netherlands
Category and Expertise: Historic, Student
Entry Description: Dachau, a German concentration camp during WO-II. The first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany, operating from 1933 till 1945. Starting with 200 political prisoners and holding more than 35000 at liberation. Abuse of power made it a place unworthy of man. Between 1945 and 1948 many accused war criminals and members of the SS were imprisoned at the camp. Today it is a memorial site.