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 throughout the territories it
controlled before and during the Second World War. The first Nazi camps were ...
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,
The years 1939–1942 saw a marked expansion in the concentration camp
system. In 1938, SS authorities had begun to exploit the labor of concentration
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A view of barbed wire fences, buildings and chimneys at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the
largest Nazi concentration camp and extermination camp in operation during ...
Concentration camp definition, a guarded compound for the detention or
imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., ...
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 ...