Mauthausen Außenlager

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About this app

The interest in history always greatest,
when your own world of experience is concerned.

The Mauthausen concentration camp was not only in one place in Upper Austria - the Mauthausen concentration camp was present with its satellite camps in almost all of Austria. The Mauthausen system included next to the main camp about 49 satellite camps in almost all provinces of Austria. The Mauthausen Committee Austria for decades working with its local initiatives in the scientific work-up and in mediating the history of the places of former subcamp of the concentration camp Mauthausen.
The "Mauthausen-camp App" provides information on all the places of former subcamp of the Mauthausen concentration camp.

Based on an interactive map, it is possible to locate the respective places. Find out about the history of the satellite camp of the concentration camp Mauthausen in 49 locations in Austria. At each place where there was a concentration camp, information on the history of the former concentration camp like formation, topography, information about the victims, forced labor, and to the perpetrators and the closure or freeing the respective concentration camp are. Historical photos, latest photos and Topgraphische images / aerial photographs of places illustrate the historical information on the satellite concentration camps.

The interactive tours 23 places former satellite camps allow exploring and provide more information about individual stations of the former concentration camp area. This can be used by both an interactive tour at the site of the former concentration camp as well as just about the smartphone in any location.

To deepen the information on places of former concentration camp a guided tour with the Mauthausen-camp guides can be booked about the Mauthausen Committee.

In numerous short videos telling survivors of the concentration camps on their experiences and fates. They tell about the time after 1945 and the importance of working for a "never again" in the present. In addition, the video features of the app give an idea of ​​the memorial and remembrance at the places of former external storage and document their history. The video sums be from 1 minute up to 45 minutes - that is the duration of a lesson. The ability to look at these reports in the places of terror, brings history closer to their own living environment.

The app can be downloaded anywhere and the visitors are places former satellite camp located nearby, automatically proposed.

Background Information

The quarries shaped the living and working conditions of people who were imprisoned in the Mauthausen concentration camp - they were places of terror. The productions in the quarries were reduced from autumn 1943, and the majority of the prisoners were "rented" to the defense industry, which was built to numerous outdoor storage facilities at the industrial sites in close cooperation with the SS. The concentration camp detainees, had to work under unimaginable circumstances, the death rate in some of these sub-camp was very high. These distributed starting from the radius Mauthausen in Austria. The selection of locations based on the war economy, resource and traffic engineering aspects. Just as before in the quarries, profit maximization was also here for the industry and the SS without any regard for human life in the foreground.

local initiatives that work up the history of the respective places in cooperation with the Mauthausen Committee Austria (MKÖ) already exist in many places of the former satellite camp for decades.
Updated on
Oct 18, 2023

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* Anpassungen für Android 14
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