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com/topics/world-war-ii/the-holocaust) Auschwitz , which was in operation from 1940 to 1945, had the most notoriety of the concentration camps where more than 1 million people died during World War II.
As the war in Europe was coming to a close, Corporal Charles Wilson, an introspective chaplain's assistant in the American 46th Armored Medical Battalion, 4th Armored Division, traveled the Weimar countryside toward his destination, Ohrdruf, a small concentration camp about which he knew very little.
Working with Wolfgang Sofsky's static, ideal-type description of the Nazi camp, he identifies several differences between Nazi and Soviet internment which are less clearcut if one accounts for the dynamic change that the Nazi concentration camps went through.
We saw pictures before we went but seeing the concentration camp first-hand was something else completely.
An estimated 50 000 Bulgarian Jews escaped the faith of being taken to concentration camps because of a campaign for their rescue that started in the southwestern Bulgarian town Kyustendil, with support or acquiescence of Tsar Boris III and other Bulgarian politicians such as Kyustendil's MP Dimitar Peshev.
Under no circumstances should a 9-5 job at a bank (most likely with a lunch break) be compared to life in a concentration camps, even if the chief executive officer and HR Manager decide against renewing someone's employment contract.
The main lesson from Auschwitz and other concentration camps should be to reduce intentionally targeting civilians in military conflicts, not to politicise it.
It was German expertise that designed, built and developed the concentration camps right across Europe.
Non-aliens," "evacuation," "relocation camps," and "apartments" comprised a nomenclature designed to obscure the reality of American citizens denied due process, assumed to be disloyal by racist military officers and politicians, and banished as political prisoners into a gulag of concentration camps constructed of primitive tar-paper barracks and surrounded by barbed wire and guard towers equipped with searchlights and machine guns.
There were German concentration camps in Poland, but there were never any "Polish concentration camps.
BELSEN, in the town of Lower Saxony, North West Germany was one of the Nazi's most infamous concentration camps.

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