August 21, 2013
Excavating One of the Nazis’ First Concentration Camps

BERLIN - Berlin’s Tempelhof airport is remembered today as the site of the Air Lift, the effort by Britain and the United States to fly in food and supplies to West Berlin during a year-long Soviet blockade starting in 1948. But a decade earlier, it was the site of unspeakable atrocities at one of the Nazis’ earliest concentration camps — and a husband-and-wife archeologist team has begun an excavation at the site to shed light on its troubled past.
Read more. [Image: Free University of Berlin]

Excavating One of the Nazis’ First Concentration Camps

BERLIN - Berlin’s Tempelhof airport is remembered today as the site of the Air Lift, the effort by Britain and the United States to fly in food and supplies to West Berlin during a year-long Soviet blockade starting in 1948. But a decade earlier, it was the site of unspeakable atrocities at one of the Nazis’ earliest concentration camps — and a husband-and-wife archeologist team has begun an excavation at the site to shed light on its troubled past.

Read more. [Image: Free University of Berlin]

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