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Berga: Soldiers of Another War
Stories of Berga What Would You Do? Timeline & Maps Berga and Beyond War Crimes
Intro Part I. Identity Part II. Escape Part III. Sabotage Part IV. Death March
Part II. Escape -- You remain at Berga.Fleeing escapees

Berga barracks
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Some escapees that were caught received extreme punishment.


Successfully escaping from a Nazi concentration camp was an unlikely possibility. Most political prisoners who tried to escape were killed, either while trying to flee or later, before they were able to reach freedom. At Berga, two soldiers caught "trying to escape" (according to their captors) were shot to death.

Three P.O.W.s managed to escape the Berga camp, only to be recaptured days later. Fluent in German and not Jewish, they were not returned to Berga; Nazi authorities held them at the Bad Sulza camp.

Inside the camp
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Despite the danger, some prisoners still attempted escape.


Next: Part III. Sabotage

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