Since the end of the war, the site’s history and the way it perpetuates memory have changed with France’s collective consciousness. Struthof is now a national site for remembrance of the deportation.
Every French president in office has paid his respects at the deportation memorial:
Every day nearly 1,300 people visit the site, half of them schoolchildren. In the heart of Europe, Struthof has become a crossroads between generations, countries and their criss-crossing histories.