The camps of the „REIMAHG“

More than 10,000 forced laborers from all over Europe were deported to Kahla for the construction of  the „REIMAHG“ and its subsequent production. This required accommodation that was not available at the beginning of the deportation. The first forced laborers, Italians, were accommodated in the quickly cleared ballroom of „Rosengarten“ restaurant, Kahla, from April 1944.

In a short time, more and more camps were built around the Walpersberg. The barracks, delivered in kits, were largely built by the forced laborers themselves. Most of these camps were not finished by the end of the war. In April 1945 there were about 40 camps in and around Kahla. For the German staff, every vacant room, including houses, especially in Kahla, was requisitioned by the „REIMAHG“ Quartieramt.

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1LAGER I
2LAGER II
3LAGER III
4LAGER IV
5LAGER V
6LAGER VI
7LAGER VII
LAGER HUMMELSHAIN
8aBETRIEBSKRANKENHAUS HUMMELSHAIN
8bSCHWESTERNHEIM BAUERNSCHULE
9LAGER E
10LAGER RIESENECK KLEINEUTERSDORF
11ZELTLAGER BIBRA
12LAGER IN BIBRA
BIBRA GASTHOF
BIBRA DISPENSARIUM
13LAGER SCHINDLERTAL
14LAGER ZWABITZTAL
15LAGER GUMPERTAL
16LAGER ZUM GRÜNEN AUE NIEDERKROSSEN
17LAGER ZEUTSCH ZUR GRÜNEN LINDE
18LAGER FREIENORLA
19LAGER NASCHHAUSEN
20LAGER ROTHENSTEIN
21LAGER JÄGERSDORF
22LAGER GROSSPÜRSCHÜTZ
23LAGER KLEINDEMBACH
24DEHNATAL LAGER 0
25SS LAGER WALPERSBERG
26LAGER IN KAHLA
CHEMISCHE FABRIK
HINDENBURGSCHULE
REIMAHG HEIM
26aROSENGARTEN
26bTHÜRINGER HOF
27LAGER IN ORLAMÜNDE
DISPENSARIUM
LAGER RATHAUS
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