Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps throughout the territories it
controlled. The first Nazi concentration camps were erected in Germany in March
Concentration camps (Konzentrationslager; abbreviated as KL or KZ) were an
integral feature of the regime in Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945. The term
Most prisoners in the early concentration camps were German Communists,
Socialists, Social Democrats, Roma (Gypsies), Jehovah's Witnesses,
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The Nazis set up their first concentration camp, Dachau, in the wake of Hitler's
takeover of power in 1933. By the end of the war, 22 main concentration camps ...
As Allied troops move across Europe, they encounter the horror of thousands of
prisoners in Nazi camps.
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Less than two weeks later, Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, was
opened. Situated near Munich, Dachau became a place of internment for
Concentration camp photos from Birkenau and Auschwitz, historic and recent
photos by Alan Jacobs.
Concentration camp definition, a guarded compound for the detention or
imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., ...