Shark Island Concentration Camp: The Horrors of Germany’s First Death Camp in Namibia

During the Herero and Namaqua genocide of 1904–1908, the infamous Shark Island Concentration Camp served as a grim tool of the German Empire. The camp bore witness to the tragic demise of thousands of Herero and Namaqua men, women, and children.

Dr. Bofinger: The Doctor Who Experimented on Imprisoned Natives During the German Genocide of the Hereros in Namibia

Dr. Bofinger was a German physician who performed medical experiments on imprisoned natives suffering from scurvy during the Herero Genocide in Namibia.

Lothar von Trotha: The German General Who Led the First Genocide of the 20th Century in Namibia

Lothar von Trotha, a German general, is infamously remembered as the architect of the first genocide of the 20th century, which unfolded in Namibia. Serving as the commander of German forces in German South-West Africa (now Namibia) during the early 1900s, von Trotha led a brutal campaign against the indigenous Herero and Nama peoples.
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