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  • death camps

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    Chemno was the first extermination camp located in the village of Chelmno Poland .This Extermination camp opened in Dec 1941. The purpose of opening this camp was to establish what they call Final Solution to Exterminate the Jews. Chelmno was a rundown castle that was a converted into the Nazi base camp. The camp was dived in two parts administration section, barracks and storage for plundered goods; burial and cremation site. After the Jews entered this camp they were subdivide in to groups of 50

  • Jewish Death Camps

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    get this job done they established concentration camps across Europe (“Concentration”). These camps were places of torture and held the Jews like they were some sort of pest. These concentration camps were the most dangerous places on Earth during the Holocaust. Two of these concentration camps were the most deadly, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Treblinka. Auschwitz, was the largest and arguably the most deadly of all of the Nazi’s death camps. This “death factory” opened up in 1940 and immediately began

  • Concentration and Death Camps

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    Concentration and Death Camps Adolf Hitler and the Nazis found their only handicap in gaining total world power. In Hitler’s mid, his problem was the Jews and inferior races in Germany. Hitler was a man that would do whatever it took to accomplish his goal. So he planned a night of chaos which later became known as “Kristallnacht”. He blamed this terrifying night on the Jews and immediately they were exported to concentration and death camps. In these camps, Jews were tortured beyond belief

  • The Auschwitz Death Camp

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    individuals were sent from unsanitary ghettos to death camps, one being Auschwitz. The Auschwitz death camp comprised of three camps, all in which are placed in Poland. Numerous forms of extermination came about overtime to speed up the killing process. Life at the death camps was cut short for those who weren’t fit to work; such as the elderly, women, the mentally disabled, and young children. The others were put work while being starved to death. Experiments were held on dwarfs, twins, and other

  • Holocaust Death Camp Inhumanity

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    A 40 acre piece of land is attributed for over 2 million deaths, this is more than the total number of British and American soldiers combined that died in World War II. This small acreage was called Auschwitz and to the prisoners who stayed and died there it caused both mental and physical inhumanity to them. Mental inhumanity is an act against someone or a group of people, which is considered immorally wrong, on which affects their thoughts or feelings. Physical inhumanity is an act against a

  • Auschwitz And The Death Camp Of The Holocaust

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    Auschwitz was the most deadly death camp of the Holocaust; this was the site of the deaths of over 1,100,000 Jews during World War 2. Auschwitz was a concentration camp that was sat outside a small Polish town known as Oswiecim. This camp was different from other camps because instead of being one large death camp, Auschwitz was made up of 3 main camps and 45 sub camps. The death camp known as Auschwitz caused people to develop physical, mental, and emotional problems. Auschwitz is located in Oswiecim

  • Death Camps Of World War II

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    eliminated. From 1941 through 1945 a total of some 3.5 million Jews met their deaths in Nazi extermination camps. These “death camps” as they are often referred to had the single goal of eliminating the Jews while hiding these crimes under a shroud from the rest of the world. Unlike the “concentration camps” of the same time, where Jews were brainwashed and ordered to do labor for the Germans yet still often killed, the death camps were devised solely for the mass killings of prisoners. There was no discrimination

  • Horror and Destruction of Auschwitz Death Camps

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    Of all of the death camps built by the Nazis during World War II, none was larger or more destructive than the terrifying Auschwitz camp. Auschwitz was built by the Nazis in 1940, in Oswiecim, Poland, and was composed of three main parts. Auschwitz I was built in June 1940 and was intended to hold and kill Polish political prisoners. Auschwitz II-Birkenau, which opened October 1941, was larger and could contain over 100,000 inmates. Auschwitz III-Monowitz provided slave labor for a plant close by

  • The Anatomy Of Auschwitz Death Camp, By Irma Grese

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    be chosen to die at each selection. In Anatomy of Auschwitz Death Camp, Danuta Czech stated, “The highest number of such deaths was in February 1943, when 25.5 percent of all Auschwitz inmates died or were put to death.” Irma Grese and Dr. Josef Mengele many times made these selections together. Alice Kahana remembered, “When the two of them appeared, it was terror and fear. I was…always meant death.” Those who made it into the camp with family members lived in constant fear of their loved ones

  • Auschwitz as An Ideal Location For A Nazi Death Camp

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    Auschwitz as An Ideal Location For A Nazi Death Camp The Auschuwitz Birkenau death camps have been given a chilling reputation, due to the horrors that occurred during World War II. Hundreds of thousands of Jews were slaughtered, and it was the Nazi’s primary death camp, the main reason was possibly down to its ideal location. Officials met at the Wannsee conference in Berlin on the 30th of January 1942. The conference was set up to find a ‘final solution’ to the problem of the existence

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