Landsberg DP Camp Landsberg DP-Lagers, Landsberg am Lech, Oberbayern, Bayern, Deutschland

Latitude 48°02′52″N
Longitude 10°53′56″E
City Landsberg am Lech
County Oberbayern
State/ Province Bayern
Country Deutschland


The Landsberg Konzentrationslager was a group of eleven German concentration camps, located around Landsberg and Kaufering.
On June 18, 1944, the first 1,000 prisoners from Auschwitz were transported to Kaufering, to work underground on Project Ringeltaube, in three underground bunkers where they built the Messerschmitt Me-262.
By the end of October, 1944, those prisoners who could not work anymore, were transported back to the gas chambers as Auschwitz.


On April 28, 1945, Landsberg Concentration Camp Landsberg Konzentrationslager was liberated by the 101st Airborne, 506th PIR, the 10th 'Tiger' Armored Division and the 4th Division of the United States Army.
After the liberation of Landsberg Concentration Camp Landsberg Konzentrationslager, it became a DP Displaced Person camp, for primarily Jewish refugees from the Soviet Union and the Baltic states, and developed into one of the most influential DP camps in the Shearit haPlitah.


  1. Leibowitz, Tewel
  2. Rudashevsky Jurer, Cilia bat Avraham
  3. Silberger, Szmuel Aron ben Natan Akiwa