Buchenwald concentration camp

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Coordinates: 51°01′20″N 11°14′53″E / 51.02222°N 11.24806°E / 51.02222; 11.24806

Watchtouer at the memorial steid Buchenwald, in 1983

Buchenwald concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager (KZ) Buchenwald, IPA: [ˈbuːxənvalt]; leeterally, in Scots: beech wood) wis a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Moontain) near Weimar, Germany, in Julie 1937, ane o the first an the lairgest o the concentration camps on German sile, follaein Dachau's openin juist ower fower years earlier.