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 ...
A concentration camp is a place where people are detained or confined without
trial. Prisoners were kept in extremely harsh conditions and without any rights.
Less than two weeks later, Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, was
opened. Situated near Munich, Dachau became a place of internment for
Interactive panoramas of Auschwitz and Birkenau. This is a work in progress.
Photographs and art of other concentration camps will be added to this exhibit as