“Bericht über eine Reise nach Lüderitzbucht”. August Kuhlmann’s account of his visit of the Concentration Camp on Shark Island in July and August 1905

Authors

  • Andreas Eckl
  • Matthias Häussler

Abstract

The Rhenish missionary, August Kuhlmann, visited Lüderitzbucht and Shark Island from 25 July to 9 August 1905. His report to the management of the Rhenish Mission is a rare eyewitness account of this infamous camp. The handwritten original report is stored in the Archives and Museum Foundation of UEM Wuppertal as RMG 1.644 B/II 72 Kuhlmann Band 1, 033-041.

Published

2022-11-03

How to Cite

Eckl, A., & Häussler, M. (2022). “Bericht über eine Reise nach Lüderitzbucht”. August Kuhlmann’s account of his visit of the Concentration Camp on Shark Island in July and August 1905. Journal of Namibian Studies : History Politics Culture, 32, 131–141. Retrieved from https://namibian-studies.com/index.php/JNS/article/view/9925

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