On the occasion of the 81st Anniversary of the establishment of the Dachau concentration camp, the presentation of the new memory leaves is on Saturday , 22 March 2014 at 16.00 in the church of Carmel of the Precious Blood' at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial , Alte Römerstraße 91, 85221 Dachau.

"I think mother that we get half a year. [ ... ] I have
faith Mother, hopefully we are back home later this year . [ . ..]
Will you write soon ? That's the only thing I need to get through this time. "

It took four years before Jan van Kuik saw his mother again. They never received the letter from Bregenz prison. But now it appeared through the investigation for the memory book in the Vorarlberg State Archives, and could be returned to Jan and his family ...

Students from Dachau , Freising , Bamberg, Baarn and Amsterdam will present articles on the Dutchman Jan van Kuik and Ernst Sillem, the Jewish university lecturer Dr. Rudolf Benario , the traveling basket maker Wilhelm Hoffmann and others.

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Jan van Kuik and Ernst Sillem as well as members of the International Dachau
Committee will be guests of honor.
Following the event, there is the possibility to see the exhibition
"The camp and the district" The history Workshop in the district
Dachau, in the Protestant Church of Reconciliation.

Source; invitation by Sabine Gerhardus project manager.

Link to the website of Namen Statt Nummern