Voices of the Next Generations

Next generations of former prisoners of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp tell their stories

Why we are here

In October 2021 around 20 descendants of former Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp prisoners started the project Voices of the next generations. This website provides a platform for personal, historical and artistic reflections on the ongoing effects of persecution and murder at National Socialism. All the descendants of former Sachsenhausen concentration camp prisoners are invited to share their voices, to discuss how history continues to influence societies today and to shape the future of remembrance. What is your story? [ more ]

Voices

Amelie Reichmuth’s thoughts about the trial against the former SS guard at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Louts and Mischa Lemaire talk about visiting the 77th anniversay of the Liberation of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

I visited Sachsenhausen for the first time during our autumn seminar, only a few months after my Grand-Dad Klaus had passed away…

In order to examine, who we – the next generations – are and what we do, it is necessary to briefly explain what led us to our commitment and how we would like to pass this on in the future.

While the world is staring at Ukraine with horror and despair, we, descendants of concentration camp prisoners, both survivors and deceased, feel the urge to express our abhorrence of war and all other
infringements on human rights across the world.

Mein Großvater sprach mehrere Sprachen fließend und hatte eine gestochen scharfe Handschrift, weshalb er zeitweise für die Registrierung neu angekommener Häftlinge eingesetzt wurde…