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    Concentration camps are defined by places where people are detained under harsh conditions. There is no regard for legal norms of arrest or detainment that is looked at as acceptable by society. The first concentration camps were established in 1933 after Hitler was appointed chancellor. The purpose of the concentration camps was to hold “undesirables” and opponents of the Nazi political party. Some of the most infamous concentration camps were Dachau and Auschwitz. At these camps, prisoners were forced to live under inhumane conditions, their sleeping space was crammed, they worked all day, and were treated like animals. Even though most camps were initially just used for labor many people died just from the living conditions. Eventually…

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    Auschwitz was a gruesome concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland during World War II (“Auschwitz- Birkenau”). Auschwitz was established on May 26, 1940 by German Nazis (“Auschwitz-Birkenau”). Auschwitz is known to be the largest and most notorious out of all the death camps (History.com Staff). More people died at Auschwitz than at any other concentration camp (Arnett, George). There were three main Auschwitz camps and many sub-camps. The three main camps include, Auschwitz I (the main camp),…

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    During an interview with Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey and him visited one of the most infamous concentration camps during the Holocaust, Auschwitz Concentration camp. Elie Wiesel is a survivor of the Holocaust and a survivor of Auschwitz where he was imprisoned for almost 16 months. Oprah and Elie toured the Concentration Camp as Elie reminisced about the horrible events that took place during his time there. The Holocaust was one of the most tragic genocides in world history. Germany was going…

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    Around 1.3 million people were transported to Auschwitz, while around 1.1 of them died there. (“Auschwitz 2”) Auschwitz was sadly one of the most efficient concentration camps, mainly because of the large amount of Jews killed there, it was located in southern Poland, and started off as a detention center for prisoners. It soon evolved into something much worse, a death camp where men, women, and children were all murdered, usually by gas chambers, burning in the crematoria, or simply by…

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    Concentration Camp A concentration camp is where people are detained or confined without trial{site}. Auschwitz was just 3 out the many concentration camps created by the Nazis. These camps were created to keep the jews and other minorities alive and under control. The nazis did not want to kill the jews without benefiting from them. They kept the jews working, hungry, cold, and scared. A concentration camps was not the ideal place to ever end up in. They were always in horrible condition. It…

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    gates of Auschwitz. Oswiecim, a town in southwest Poland, also known as Auschwitz, was the home of the concentration camps famously known as Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II, and Auschwitz III. These camps became the site of the largest mass murder the world has ever seen (Auschwitz). Conditions in Auschwitz were atrocious, and the amount of deaths the camp yielded was incomprehensible. In 1940, the Auschwitz Concentration Camp rose to power under Hauptsturmfuhrer Rudolf Hoess. Commandant Hoess led the…

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    Auschwitz Concentration camp was a network of German Nazi Concentration camps and extermination camps, built and operated by the first Reich in Polish areas by Nazi Germany during World War II. In September 1939, the town of Oswiecim and its surrounding areas in Poland joined to become Auschwitz. The Auschwitz concentration camp was one of the worst holocaust camps ever, where over one million prisoners experienced brutal living conditions, execution or were used for medical experiments.…

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    Although Auschwitz was a horrible concentration camp, Mauthausen was also a terrible concentration camp. The sick and weak were sent to Mauthausen to die. Mauthausen was one of the worst concentration camps in World War II due to its organization, treatment of its prisoners, and its death toll. On August 1,1938 Mauthausen concentration camp was established. The first commander was SS Captain Albert Sauer. He was a commander until February 17, 1939. Then SS Colonel Franz Ziereis replaced him…

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    unfortunately the creation of concentration camps in Poland (“Auschwitz”). Somewhere between 1.1 to 1.5 million Jews died in Auschwitz Concentration Camp during World War II. Auschwitz is sometimes referred to as a death camp for those who survived . The Auschwitz death camp had many lasting impacts on its survivors. For those who live to tell what it was like to be a prisoner in the camp. Help us learn and understand what it was like to live in Auschwitz. For those who survived this terrible…

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    Auschwitz The Nazi’s killed approximately 6,000,000 Jews in concentration camps during the Holocaust. The Germans had 23 main concentration camps, each camp had about 900 sub-camps, in total the Germans established 20,000 camps between 1933-1945. Auschwitz, a concentration camp during the Holocaust, was the most effective camp by strategically separating into Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II, and Auschwitz III. During the Holocaust Auschwitz I was the main camp, it was located in Oświęcim. “In…

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