Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp – LifePart2.com
Gates at the Entrance at Dachau Concentration Camp MemorialPreface by Jonathan: During our visit to Munich we decided to visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. We feel that one of the most important purposes to travel is to educate yourself and bear witness to history.Seeing places of state-sponsored genocide as the S21 Prison (formerly Chao Ponhea Yat High School) and the Killing Fields in the suburbs of Phnom Penh, Cambodia serve as a reminder of what happens when we scapegoat and dehumanize our fellow humans out of fear or for political purposes.Seeing these indescribably cruel places is emotional to be sure, and honestly, takes away some of the short-term joy of being on holiday. However, the perspective gained and cautionary lessons learned, stick with you and, hopefully, make you a more balanced and compassionate human being.Model of the Layout of the Dachau Concentration Camp MemorialVery Short History And Some Facts About Dachau Concentration CampOn 20th March 1933,…
This is only a snippet of a Retirement Travel Article written by Words by Sarah Wilson – Photos by Jonathan Look Jr.
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