European Heritage Label Network

by Roberto Goruppi

Photo 3 My grandfathers name

A detail of the monument opposite the tunnel of Leonberg, where the construction of airplane wings took place. The names and surnames of all the extermination camp's deportees are carved into the plates.  Names which were just numbers during the ghastly period of the war. Today the sunlight and wind go through them, carrying a sense of freedom and identity.
EHL site: Former Natzweiler concentration camp and its satellite camps, France