76th anniversary of the liberation, Historical documentation

The Hour of Liberation

 |  29.04.2021  | 16:30—17:30

Drawing on historical photographs, documents and objects, we look back to the time when the Dachau concentration camp was liberated on April 29, 1945, accompanied by video messages from liberators and with commentary by employees at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

With messages from (in alphabetical order):

Leslie Aigner, William Dempsey, Elbert Dobbs, Birney Havey, Fidel Mendoza



Dr. Christoph Thonfeld, Director of the Research Department, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site


Photo: The first celebration of liberation, on May 1, 1945, Archive of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, DaA F 1220, 12420, Copy of Ghetto Fighters House, Photo No. 4215