Childrens' Monument Camp Vught

Childrens' Monument Camp Vught

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Death Jun 1943
Burial Vught, Vught Municipality, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Memorial ID 134381061 · View Source
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Located on the grounds of the former Vught Labor Camp, the only Nazi concentration camp in the Netherlands. On the 6th of June 1943, all children up to the age of 4 years being held there were loaded into cattle wagons and driven directly to the gas chambers of Sobibor Extermination Camp in Poland. The following day, all the children age 4 to 16 followed the same route. In just a few days, 1260 children and the 1800 parents who were allowed to accompany them were murdered. The youngest victim was just 6 days old. The monument at the site of the Camp has listed on it the names and ages of all the murdered children. Within the compound there is also a document center, museum, a bunk area, the crematorium, the gallows, and a model of the camp, made of natural stone, which shows the extensive size of the camp and the many buildings it included. The watchtowers, which were built a hundred meters apart, have been reconstructed just as they were during World War II. In April 1990, the National Monument Camp Vught was opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix.


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  • Created by: Daddy♥s Girl
  • Added: 15 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 134381061
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Childrens' Monument Camp Vught (unknown–Jun 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134381061, citing Vught Concentration Camp, Vught, Vught Municipality, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands ; Maintained by Daddy♥s Girl (contributor 47500466) .