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Wehrmacht prison Anklam

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Prison
Location type: Prison
Location address: Deutschland, Ostvorpommern
Number of texts: 1
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The Wehrmacht prison Anklam was one of eight military prisons of the Wehrmacht in Nazi Germany. The listed building is located west of the Friedlander Straße in the southern part of Anklam. Since 2005 it has been the seat of the foundation, “Center for Peace Work - Otto Lilienthal - Hanseatic City of Anklam”. It serves as an educational resource center and a memorial to victims of the Nazi military justice system during 1933-1945.
The prison, which was designed for 600 prisoners, was built during 1939-1940 in the yard of the Anklam military academy. There were both group and individual cells. In the basement of the southern wing was the death row, consisting of 19 cells. The administrative offices were in the adjacent military school in which the court officers were housed.

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