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Location type: Monument
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The Holocaust Memorial, the Holocaust-Mahnmal or the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is created by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold. It consists of 2,711 concrete slabs .

There was a bit of controversy related to the anti-graffiti paint: the Degussa company provided the anti-graffiti substance Protectosil used to cover the steles. The company had been involved in several different ways in the National-Socialist persecution of the Jews.

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In May 2005, on the 60th anniversary of the fall of the Nazi regime and the end of World War II, the city of Berlin dedicated their Holocaust Memorial, designed to commemorate the murder of six million Jews at the hands of Hitler and his forces.

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The Holocaust Memorial in Berlin commemorates the European Jews murdered under the Nazis.

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