Stolen from Dachau concentration camp gate back

Stolen from Dachau concentration camp gate back

BERLIN, 22 Feb — RIA Novosti, angelina Timofeeva. Stolen more than two years ago the camp gate with a wrought-iron inscription “Work makes you free” (Arbeit macht frei) delivered back to the memorial of Dachau, located near Munich, said on Wednesday the radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk.

In the ceremony organized on this occasion was attended by members of the Bavarian government, and the President of the International Committee of Dachau Jean-Michel Thomas and the leadership of the memorial.

Das gestohlene KZ-Tor ist zurück in #Dachau. Es war vor zwei Jahren mehr als gestohlen und Ende 2016 in Norwegen gefunden worden.

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In December 2016, the exhibit was discovered in the Norwegian city of Bergen. It is known that on the trail of the stolen gate the Norwegian police came through an anonymous call. The circumstances of the theft remain unclear.

The gate was stolen in the night of November 2, 2014, for information about the whereabouts of the exhibit was declared a reward of 10 thousand euros.

The camp of Dachau is located in Bavaria, is one of the first concentration camps in Germany. The slogan “Work makes you free”, the Nazis placed on the gates of many concentration camps. A similar case of vandalism is not the first of its kind, in 2009 the metal plate with the slogan Arbeit macht frei stolen from Auschwitz.