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A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp was built in Nazi Germany as a "model camp" for other concentration camps. It mainly housed political prisoners, dissidents, and resistance fighters. The facility was designed to hold 5,000 prisoners. Population numbers fluctuated throughout...

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Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

Just steps from Marienplatz (Mary's Square) is St. Peter's Church, home to one of Munich's most bizarre relics. Inside the church on the left-hand side is a glass coffin containing the jeweled skeleton remains of Saint Munditia: the matron saint of matrons (or...

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