„The last Concentration Camps“

Transmission date: Landesschau unterwegs, 29. Mai 1999, 19.15 Uhr, 28 mn., Südwestfernsehen (SWR Baden-Württemberg)

In the last months of World War II. the SS built up new concentration camps in Southern Germany to produce crude oil from the Lias limestone. Thousands of prisoners died, and Hitler never reached his aim to create an energy production for his tanks and aeroplanes.

A Film by Valentin Thurn
Camera: Gerd Bleichert, Florian Kostrakiewitsch, Claus Baudisch, Hardy Ottersbach
Editor: Miriam Heck
Executive Producer: Jürgen Bundy / Felicitas Wehnert

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