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|A reconnaissance picture of the Auschwitz-Birkenau-Comlex (concentration camp) from June 26th 1944.|
Auschwitz is the name loosely used to identify three main Nazi German concentration camps and 45-50 sub-camps. The name is derived from the Germanized form of the nearby Polish town of Oświęcim.
The three main camps were:
- Auschwitz I, the origina...
|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 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...
|Dachau was a Nazi German concentration camp located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (10 miles) northwest of Munich in southern Germany. Opened on 22 March 1933, the Dachau concentration camp was the first regular concentration camp established by the National Socialist (Nazi) government. Heinrich Himmler, in his capacity as police p...||08/09/2007||5,143|
|Sisak children's concentration camp was a concentration camp during World War II, set up by the Croatian fascist Ustae government for Serbian, Jewish and Roma children. The camp was located in Sisak, Croatia. It was part of the Jasenovac cluster of concentration and death camps and of the wider Nazi-controlled genocidal effort across Europe.|
|Kaufering Concentration Camp was a network of subsidiary camps of the Dachau concentration camp.|
With the intensification of the Allied air war against German industrial and military enterprises after 1943, the German Armaments Ministry and the Schutzstaffel (SS) agreed to accelerate construction of massive underground factories, using large numbers of conscripted laborers and co...
|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||585|
|From November 1, 1944 until December 16 1944 a concentration camp was established near Ladelund close to the border to Denmark. It was a subcamp to the Neuengamme concentration camp.|
The camp had 2,000 internments who had to build the Frisian Wall at the west coast of Germany together with the internmented people from Camp Husum-Schwesing. 300 died during the construction, 106 we...
|Two of the three main World War II Nazi concentration / extermination camps located in the suburbs of Oswiecim, Poland, and commonly and collectively named "Auschwitz." There was a third main camp (Monowitz, also known as Buna, not marked), and 45-50 sub-camps. Sites are now memorials and museums.||07/16/2005||5,377|
|Concentration Camp Lichterfelde in Berlin was a sub-camp of Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen.|
Site in German:
|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||678|
|Monowitz (also called Monowice or Auschwitz III) is a subcamp or one of the three main camps of Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz. It was established in October 1942 in Poland. |
Monowitz was primarily a labour camp, though with a strong extermination component. It held approximately 12000 prisoners, the great majority of whom were Jewish, but also carried non-Jewish criminals and...