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Through the barbed wire 

A school group, seen sitting on the terrraces where the prisoner barracks stood,trying to take it all in. A guard tower stands behind them. Photo and text Copyright Diana Mara Henry

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Cross and rose at Natzweiler 

Annual commemoration ceremonies in June include placing a rose at the foot of each gravestone in the cemetery, for French victims of the Nazis who died in the myriad concentration camps.Photo and text Copyright Diana Mara Henry.

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A Jewish political prisoner's grave at Natzweiler 
The inscription reads:"Manfred Rosenbaum, political prisoner, died for France, on May 22, 1945, at Buchenwald." Photo and text Copyright Diana Mara Henry.

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Monument and gravestones 

Above the barbed-wire encircled compound where the barracks housing the prisoners used to stand, the monument to the dead stands, with rows of gravestones for French nationals who died in the many Nazi concentration camps, not just at Natzweiler. There are some Jewish stars in among the crosses.Photos and text copyright Diana Mara Henry.

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Scenes from commememoration ceremonies 1998 

Dr. Lon Boutbien, survivor, at the foot of the monument; Gilbert May,left in small group, Jewish Maquisard from Alsace with fellow survivors of KLNa; survivors and their descendants sharing a pleasant moment before presenting the flags; procession begins its tour of the camp, starting at the top barracks. Photos and text copyright Diana Mara Henry.

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