Mauthausen concentration camp, located about 20 kilometers east of the city of Linz in Upper Austria, was one of the largest complexes of labor camps in the part controlled by the Germans in Europe. It consisted of a central field near the village of Mauthausen and almost a hundred other subfields located throughout Austria and southern […]

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When World War II came to an end, five days after Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker, one of the strangest battles of World War II took place in a 19th century castle in the Austrian Alps. In the castle Itter, located on a hill near the town of Itter, there were some very important French […]

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