Westerbork Concentration Camp

Transit and Holding camp

Interesting Facts

  • there was a school,hair-dresser, and orchastra
  • trains left every tuesday and on monday evenings the camp went into panic
  • anne frank stayed in westerbork during her arrest
  • there is memorial and there are bricks that represent each person that went their and died in a natzi conceration camp


In october 1939 the westerbork concentration camp was established. it was located in the northern part of the netherlands.It was a holding camp and a transit camp.On April 12,1945 the camp was liberated by the candian.

Important Events