Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps throughout the territories it
controlled before ... Holocaust scholars draw a distinction between concentration
camps (described in this article) and exte...
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,
In time their extensive camp system came to include concentration camps, where
persons were incarcerated without observation of the standard norms applying ...
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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 ...
CAMP. LOCALE. TYPE. USAGE. CLOSURE. PRESENT. Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Poland. Annihilation; Forced Labor. April 1940- January 1945. Liberation (USSR)
Every prisoner registered in Auschwitz Concentration Camp received a camp
number, which he had to wear on his striped uniform in a precisely defined place.
There were concentration camps, forced labor camps, extermination or death
camps, transit camps, and prisoner-of-war camps. The living conditions of all ...
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... The first concentration camps in Germany were set up as detention centres ...