On April 10, 1945, The Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald was liberated by U.S. troops.
Established in July 1937, its was one of the first major concentration camps.
The camp initially housed criminals and later Jews, and all others who were deemed unworthy by Nazi ideology.
Out of 280,000 prisoners 60,000 were murdered.
On the main gate the sentence “Jedem das Seine” was inscribed, meaning “to each his own”