The Death Marches from the Dachau Camps to the Alps during the Final Days of World War II in Europe

@article{Schwartz2011TheDM,
  title={The Death Marches from the Dachau Camps to the Alps during the Final Days of World War II in Europe},
  author={Eliezer Schwartz},
  journal={Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={129 - 160}
}
Introduction During the second half of April 1945, only a few days prior to the surrender of Nazi Germany, thousands of inmates were removed from Dachau concentration camp and its satellite camps and forced to march southward to the high Alps of the Tyrol. This occurred at a time when the Nazi regime was suffering from a severe fuel shortage that seriously hampered the operation of the armored corps and the air force and, as a result, the army at the front was at a standstill. What motivated… 

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