15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Inside Dachau

I stood behind the fence that separated the crematorium from the barracks. I looked to the sky and its boundless freedom and felt the barbed wire close in around me. I thought, “...I’m just a visitor.” After taking this photo I found a bench and sat and wept.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Dachau, Germany, Germany
Camera: DC-GH5
Copyright: © Rachel Smart