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Press releases

Here you can find newspaper articles about the commemoration events in Geislingen/Steige as well as further links to press releases.

Solidary instead of atonement

Geislinger Zeitung, February 20, 2024

A project that gets under your skin

Geislinger Zeitung, February 8, 2024

Upholding the hope of freedom

Geislinger Zeitung, January 29, 2024

Helena Lenka Weksberg passed away

Geislinger Zeitung, March 16, 2023

"It is a sign: We people from Geislingen are thinking of you" 

The Geislinger initiative “remembering - honouring - reconciling“ presents the new homepage about the concentration satellite camp. It is intended to be a digital memorial.

Geislinger Zeitung, November 10, 2021

Saved from the gas chamber

Survivors of the Geislingen satellite camp and their relatives meet online with representatives of the initiative “remembering - honoring - reconciling"

Geislinger Zeitung, May 12, 2021

Trips against oblivion: The women's concentration camp in Geislingen an der Steige, 2021


The most important thing is remembering

Forced labor in the concentration satellite camp in Geislingen saved Hildegard Lustig from the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944

Geislinger Zeitung, January 27, 2021

Wreath-laying ceremony at the Wounded Head memorial on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020


Deciding to remember

In Geislingen and Goeppingen, people have set an example against anti-Semitism.

Geislinger Zeitung, November 11, 2019

75th anniversary of KZ-liberation

Geislinger Zeitung, October 12, 2019

Dedication of the memorial, 2018



I am ashamed // Too stupid to learn from history to: remembering.honoring.reconciling 4/30/2018 and editorial: It just doesn't work that way; 5/2/2018. letters to the editor Geislinger Zeitung, May 5, 2018

Leserforum Geislinger Zeitung, May 5, 2018

„Just be good people.“

Hanna Mann was an inmate of the KZ satellite camp in Geislingen. Her daughter speaks about her mother's fate to students

Geislinger Zeitung, April 30, 2018

As a young girl in the Geislingen concentration camp

As a girl, Hanna Mann was an inmate of the concentration camp in Geislingen, her daughter tells high school students.

Geislinger Zeitung, April 30, 2018

remembering. honoring. reconciling.

350 people show their colors against anti-Semitism and xenophobia and march in remembrance of the horror in the Geislingen concentration satellite camp

Geislinger Zeitung, April 30, 2018

In remembrance of Geislingen concentration camp victims

On Sunday, a memorial will be inaugurated in Geislingen, commemorating the women in the concentration camp satellite camp.

Geislinger Zeitung, April 26, 2018

Excerpts from a speech by Dr. Goelz, 2017


memorial becomes more concrete

Geislinger Zeitung, November 25, 2017

A comment by Kathrin Bulling: More important than ever

Geislinger Zeitung, September 2015

bowing to the victims

Brass plate commemorates the fate of WMF forced laborers

Geislinger Zeitung, September 16, 2015

A life full circle

The former Geislingen concentration camp inmate Miryam Sobel has died in Israel at the age of 88.

Geislinger Zeitung, June 18, 2015

GZ-Extra: commemoration of KZ-inmates

Shalom! Geislingen appreciates you

Geislinger Zeitung, May 11, 2015

under the banner of reconciliation

touching moments during silent march and info-evening on occasion of concentration camp liberation

Geislinger Zeitung, May 11, 2015

Never again!

Geislingen commemorates former concentration camp inmates with march through the city

Geislinger Zeitung, May 09, 2015

Concentration camp list now complete

831 Geislingen forced laborers are now known by name

Geislinger Zeitung, April 28, 2015

Time of suffering in Geislingen concentration camp

Event recalls fate of female forced laborers at WMF

Geislinger Zeitung, May 10, 2014