Dachau Travel Guide

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Dachau is located at about 10 miles away northwest of Munich. Here, lies the first Nazi Concentration Camp that opened in March 1933. It initially detained all polical prisoners during the regime of the Third Reich. Dachau became the model of all concentration camps that was later build through out Europe. Also, it was in this site where the "Arbeit Macht Frei" slogan, seen in the main entrance, was used. SS General Theodore Eicke implemented the use of the slogan that translates to "Work shall set you Free". A visit to this camp will leave a lasting imprression to any visitors.

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