76 years have passed since the concentration camps were liberated – the average length of a human life. Most living survivors of Nazi persecution were just children or adolescents in 1945. What was their experience of the liberation in 1945? What were their lives like afterwards? And what does the anniversary of the liberation mean to them today? Survivors of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora concentration camps talk about their experiences here.
For over 20 years, young people from around the world have spent voluntary service years at the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora memorials. What motivated them to do this? How did their work at the memorials influence their life? Former volunteers answer these questions here.