Kaufering Concentration Camp
|Type||167 Prison Camp|
|Historical Name of Location||Kaufering, M√ľnchen-Oberbayern, Germany|
Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseThe Kaufering Concentration Camp, consisted of 11 sites, was located in the Gau of M√ľnchen-Oberbayern in southern Germany. It was a subsidiary camp of the larger Dachau Concentration Camp located to its east, created for the purpose of creating tunnels in nearby mountains as future underground aircraft factories. It was discovered by US troops in late Apr 1945, and very shortly after new media were brought in to record the atrocities, and German civilians in nearby towns were ordered to bury the bodies of the many victims. After the war, some of the sites, such as the camp at Landsberg, became a displaced persons camp, housing primarily Jewish refugees.
Last Major Update: Aug 2017
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|27 Apr 1945||US 12th Armoured Division and 103rd Infantry Division discovered seven sites of the Kaufering Concentration Camp in southern Germany.|
|15 Oct 1950||The displaced persons camp at Landsberg in southern Germany was closed.|
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