The process of closing the Nazi concentration camps during World War II started in 1944 and continued through January of 1945. The process of closing these concentration camps took...
a guarded compound for the detention or imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., especially any of the camps established by the Nazis prior to and during World War II for the confinement and persecution of prisoners.
Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps (German: Konzentrationslager
kɔntsɛntʁaˈtsi̯oːnsˌlaːɡɐ], KZ or KL) throughout the territories it ...
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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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As Allied troops move across Europe, they encounter the horror of thousands of
prisoners in Nazi camps.