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The Red Tower of Death (Rudá věž smrti), a former processing and sorting plant for uranium ores mined from Czechoslovakian mines, documents the period of intensive uranium mining in the 1950s. It is a national cultural monument, symbolising the suffering of political prisoners who were imprisoned under brutal conditions in the labour camps around Jáchymov. The tower formed part of the Vykmanov II labour camp, which was built in 1951. About 300 political prisoners were forced to work here.