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Prison Museum Plettsenzee: photos, description (Justizvollzugsanstalt Ploetzensee)

Prison Museum Plettsenzee is a memorial, which was created by order of the Senate of Berlin. Its location was not chosen by chance, the monument stands where it was executed more than 2,000 people during the Third Reich. This Museum, open for tourists, talks about the brutal torture of prisoners, victims of Nazism in the XX century.

In Plotzensee executions of prisoners have been held since 1890. Until 1932 the prisoners, who died within the walls of this building, there were 36 people. The execution was carried out by the executioner's axe in the courtyard of the prison. In subsequent years the number of victims has rapidly increased in the period 1933-1945 gg it reached 2891 people Until 1933 in the prison Plettsenzee resulted in the execution of the death sentence only for murderers and those who committed serious crimes, but the victims were innocent people. In 1936, Hitler endorsed received from the Minister of justice of Gurtner the suggestion that the execution was carried out not by the axe, and the guillotine.

Prison Museum Plettsenzee tells the story of a cruel and bloody period of German history when torture and death were the citizens of various countries, among whom were immigrants from France, Czechoslovakia and Poland. In front of the Museum there is a memorial stele, where you can read the inscription "to the Victims of Hitler's dictatorship, 1933-1945.". In the next room is another Museum where tourists are told about the Resistance movement. Everything here is dedicated to the executed convicts.

In 2002, the number of expositions of the Museum joined the bench, which was dedicated to two famous writers - Tatars Arielle alisha and Musa Jalil, who was executed in 1944 in the prison Plettsenzee.