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5, 000 German Youths Honor Memory of Nazi Victims Killed in Camps

Five thousand young persons, most of them members of West German trade unions, attended special memorial ceremonies this weekend for the victims who perished in the Dachau and Flossenburg concentration camps.

At the site of the Dachau camp, 2, 000 members of the Bavarian Youth section of the German Trade Unions walked in a silent procession to the former crematorium in which countless Jews died. A group of Jewish youth laid wreaths at the gravesides. In an address at the ceremony trade union leader Ludwig Rosenberg called on Germany’s youth never to forget what had happened. In Flossenburg, 3,000 young persons walked with lighted torches to the site of the former camp.