Dachau

Medical Experiment Camp

Where was this concentration camp located?

  • This camp is located about 10 miles northwest of Munich in southern Germany.

When was this camp established?

Was started in March 20, 1933

More info

  • Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, opened in 1933, shortly after Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) became chancellor of Germany.

  • In 1965, a memorial site was created on the grounds of the former Dachau concentration camp.