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canada goose outlet online About Ravensbruck Concentration CampRavensbruck was located approx 90 km (50 miles) north of Berlin, near the village of Ravensbruck, alongside Lake Schwedt (“Schwedtsee”). Lake Schwedt is strikingly scenic, but it is also the repository of the Ravensbruck women’s ashes from the three nearby crematoria used by the Nazis. canada goose outlet online

canada goose outlet jackets Ravensbruck opened on uk canada goose outlet 15 May, 1939. It stayed open until the inmates were liberated by the Soviet Army on 29 30 April, 1945. The Soviets discovered 3,500 extremely ill women at canada goose uk black friday Ravensbruk when they arrived. The Nazis had forced most of the inmates to go on a death march (without a particular destination) just prior to liberation, leaving behind those too ill to canada goose coats march. Most of the women forced to go on the death march canada goose clearance sale died from exhaustion or were shot on the roadside or while trying to escape. canada goose outlet jackets

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canada goose jacket outlet Who were the Women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp?During WW II, women and children were sent to Ravensbruck from every country in German occupied Europe. The largest single national canada goose factory sale group were Polish women (about 48,500). About 8,000 came from France, canada goose outlet hence the memorial pictured above at Pre Lachaise. Many of the French women were freedom fighters. Unlike many of the other camps, people made up a minority of inmates, only about 15 20%. canada canada goose uk outlet goose jacket outlet

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