Voices of the Next Generations

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

future of remembrance

Block 46

The video ‘Block: 46’, considers the barrack where George Saxon’s late father Tadeusz Witkowski was housed during his internment at the former concentration camp at Sachsenhausen (1940 – 45).

Voices of the Next Generations 2022

Between 14 and 18 September 2022, we grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Jan Lemaire Jr. participated in the second meeting of Voices of the next generations in Oranienburg Sachsenhausen.

The Inheritance of Memory

More than 200,000 people were imprisoned in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp between 1936 and 1945. Tens of thousands died from disease, starvation, forced labor, medical experiments, torture, gas chambers or were victims of SS executions…

Why we are still here

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.

Jan Lemaire: Men in Zebra

From early 1942 until 1945 our grandfather Jan Lemaire was imprisoned in Sachsenhausen. When we were 15, our grandmother gave us his book…