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Nazi Concentration Camps

Concentration Camps There were many social, political, and economic causes of WWII. A political cause was the treaty of Versailles. The treaty of Versailles was when we forced Germany to take the blame for WWI. If they didn’t sign the treaty, Germany would face invasion. As Germany did not start WWI, they felt it was unfair. An economic cause of WWII was the Great Depression. The Great Depression happened world wide. The Great Depression started with the stock market crash. The stock market crash...

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Nazi Concentration Camps

The Holocaust was one of the world’s worst genocides; concentration camps were the worst place to be if you were a captive. Adolf Hitler, a Nazi, convinced many that certain groups of people needed to be exterminated. He started concentration camps to terrorize his enemies. The first concentration camps started in 1933, six years before World War Two began. There were several concentration camps. These concentration camps consisted of European Jews, P.O.W.’s (Prisoners of War), political prisoners...

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Ww2 Concentration Camps

A concentration camp was a prison where the many Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, disabled, Poles and Jehovah's Witnesses were sent by the Nazi regime. It is estimated that the Nazi party created and controlled 15,000 different camps which were found in several countries. These countries included Germany, France, Holland, Norway, Poland, Russia, Yugoslavia, Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Most of the camps were constructed near railways which was mainly...

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An Overview of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Buchenwald was a concentration camp during the holocaust. It was not cool. People died. Yup. Sucks doesn’t it? MmmmHmmm. Well I’m bored. Got to finish this paper though. So I’ll keep writing. About Buchenwald. And stuff relating to……Buchenwald. There was some stuff that happened at Buchenwald. But I can’t remember anything about it. I did some research and now I have some info on the topic. With all of its outercamps, Buchenwald was one of the biggest concentration camps inside the German borders...

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Comparison of concentration camps to japanese internment

Although we cannot compare the horrors of the Nazi Concentration camps to the American "Relocation Centers", there are many similarities. Both of the groups of victims were of the minorities, and these cultures were somewhat of an enemy to the leader of their country. These groups (the Japanese in America nearly two thirds of which were American citizens, and the Jews, Gypsies, the Poles, Slovaks, Communists and other enemies of the state in Germany and Poland, many of which had served the very countries...

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Concentration Camps

worst thing about the Holocaust was the concentration camps, and the propaganda that was made to be used against the Jews. The concentration camps were brutal and the Nazis treated the prisoners inhumanly and with no respect. There were four different types of camps during The Holocaust; Concentration Camps, Transit Camps, Work/Labor Camps, and Extermination Camps. Although they were not useful all of the camps had their own purpose. The Concentration camps are a place where people are kept or confined...

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Concentration Camps

Paper Concentration Camps The years 1939-1942 marked the expansion of the concentration camps system. The concentration camps took in Jew prisoners for economic profit. The concentration camps also became sites for the mass murder of small targeted groups by the Nazi authorities. The concentration camps were a major role in the Holocaust, changing the lives of every Jew, leaving a horrible memory for those who did survive the concentration camps. The first concentration camp was camp Chelmno...

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Concentration Camps

Concentration Camps in Vienna The Auschwitz concentration camp complex was the largest of its kind established by the Nazi regime. It included three main camps, all of which deployed incarcerated prisoners at forced labor. One of them also functioned for an extended period as a killing center. The camps were located approximately 37 miles west of Krakow, near the prewar German-Polish border in Upper Silesia, an area that Nazi Germany annexed in 1939 after invading and conquering Poland. The SS...

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Nazi Extermination Camps

February 2015 Nazi Extermination Camps During the Holocaust, a grand total of eleven million people, about half of the total population in Texas as of 2014, were robbed of their lives because of Nazi extermination and concentration camps (“Extermination Camps.” Encyclopedia). Around half of the total people killed were Jews, and the rest were a combination of Gypsies, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, and/or disabled men, woman, and children (“Extermination Camps.” Encyclopedia)...

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Auschwitz concentration camp

Auschwitz concentration camp Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the Nazi concentration camps, consisting of Auschwitz , Auschwitz II, Auschwitz III, and 45 satellite camps. Auschwitz I was the original camp, serving as the administrative center for the whole complex. The site for the camp had earlier served as Austrian army and...

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