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LANDSBERG am LECH incorp.ERPFTING: 86899 Upper Bavaria (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Urban district.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY:

  • I. Landsberg a.Lech: to the end of Max-von-Eyth Strasse, past industrial zone. Follow signpost: KZ-Friedhof to cemetery gate.

  • II. Landsberg - Erpfting: Follow Eichkapellenstrasse abt. 1km into the woods to signpost leading to cemetery entrance.

IN USE:

  • Both cemeteries are the last resting places for many tens of thousands of Jews who perished in Nazi concentration camps.

DOCUMENTATION:

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Stefanie Endlich and others: Gedenkstaetten fuer die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus, eine Dokumentation [Vol.II] - project management and edited by Ulrike Puvogel, 831 pages, ill. publ. 1999 by Bundeszentrale fuer politische Bildung, Bonn, pages 157-159 (LBI).

  • Israel Schwierz: Steinerne Zeugnisse jüdischen Lebens in Bayern - refer to Sources below.

NOTES:

  • The Landsberg a. Lech cemetery contains a few individual gravestones and a large chapel as well as some stone benches for visitors to sit on. Both cemeteries have a number of appropriate commemorative stones, displaying large Magen Davids. In the Landsberg-Erpfting cemetery is a fairly large house and also a few individual gravestones.

  • Both cemeteries are kept in excellent condition. They are enclosed by low solid walls and have wrought iron Magen David decorated gates.

SOURCE: Alemannia Judaica and Schwierz, pages317-318 (Schwierz LBI).

(Researched and translated from German March 2010).

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 March 2010 21:27