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|Camp des Milles was a French internment camp, opened in September 1939, in a former factory. The camp was first used to intern Germans and Austrians, and by June 1940, some 3,500 people were detained here.|
Between 1941 and 1942 Le Camp des Milles was used as a transit camp for Jews before deportation. About 2,000 of the inmates were shipped off to the Drancy camp on the way to Au...
|In Pithiviers, in the Loiret department, approximately 50 km south of Paris, was built at the beginning of World War II prisoner of war camp in order to imprison German soldiers. After the French defeat of 1940, it was used by the French Vichy regime as a transit camp (frz: camp de transit de Pithiviers) for French and foreign Jews interned refugees. Here, in May 1941 during the round of the Op...||01/05/2010||293|
|Camp Westerbork was a transit camp to the deathcamps in Poland. More than 100000 jews from the Netherlands came here. The most famous was Anne Frank and her family after they were betrayed in Amsterdam in 1944.|
|The camp Le Vernet (or Camp Vernet) served several functions between June 1918 and 1948:|
June 1918: Establishment of the camp to house French colonial troops during World War I. Short after the opening of the camp, it became a camp for German and Austrian POW's.
During the interbellum: Military depot.
1939: Reception camp for refugees Spanish civil war...
|Hinzert (SS-Sonderlager Hinzert or Konzentrationslager/KZ Hinzert) was a Nazi concentration camp located in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, 30km away from the Luxembourg border.|
Between 1939 and 1945, 13,600 political prisoners between the ages of 13 and 80 were imprisoned at Hinzert. Many were in transit towards larger concentration camps where most would be killed. However, a si...
|The Camp de Rivesaltes is a military camp in France (also called camp Joffre) located on the territory of the commune of Rivesaltes in Pyrénées-Orientales in the South of France. The camp was also used for interning several civil populations from 1939 to 2007. The darkest period of the camp was in 1942 when 2251 Jews, including 110 children of the Rivesaltes Camp were transferred via the Drancy...||08/21/2009||442|
|At Springhirsch near Kaltenkirchen was from August 1944 to April 1945 a satellite camp of concentration camp Neuengamme. |
The prisoners had to construct a military airport.
About 700 of them died in this camp.
Some remains of the camp are still visible. There is also a small museum and a memorial.
|The Fossoli camp, near Carpi, 12.5 miles (20 km) north of Modena and 37 miles from Bologna, was instituted by the Italians in 1942 as a camp for British prisoners of war. It was handed over to the Germans in September 1943 and singled out as an ideal location for a fascist concentration camp because of its recently constructed stone walls and its strategic position on the northway railroad syst...||01/05/2010||503|
|The New York City Transit Complex at Coney Island is the largest transit maintenance facility in the United States. Located in Brooklyn, NY the 75 acre complex has been in continuous operation since its opening in 1926, and is the primary repair facility for New York's fleet of 6,400 subway cars (as of 2002).||09/04/2005||477|
|Another one of the few still operating drive-in theaters in the United States. Founded in 1957, the Transit Drive-In is still very popular during the late spring and all of summer. It inculdes a mini-golf course and a playground for kids. ||01/07/2006||537|
|Salaspils concentration camp was established at the end of 1941 at a point 18 km southeast of Riga,in the country of Latvia. The Nazi bureaucracy drew distinctions between different types of camps. Officially, Salaspils was a Police Prison and Work Education Camp (Polezeigegfängnis und Arbeitserziehungslager). It was also known as camp Kurtenhof after the German name for the city of Salaspils. ...||01/05/2010||568|
|Brisbane Transit Centre incorporates Roma Street railway station and interstate coach terminal.||10/25/2005||371|