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 Concentration camp - WebArticles.com
A concentration camp is a large detention center created for political opponents, aliens, specific ethnic or religious groups, civilians of a critical war-zone, or other groups of people, often during a war.
Camps for prisoners of war are usually considered separately from this category, although informally (and in some other languages) they may also be called concentration camps.
Until Nazi Germany set up camps whose main objective was to kill prisoners, and called them concentration camps to conceal their true purpose, the term was used relatively literally to mean simply a camp where a group of prisoners was concentrated, although conditions may have been less than ideal.
www.webarticles.com /print.php?id=335   (3598 words)

  
 Nazi Concentration Camps | Schindler's List DVD
During World War II, many Nazi concentration camps were built and utilized by the German Nazi forces to house, enslave and kill Jews and all other subjugated persons and ethnicities under Nazi reign.
Schindler's List, now available on DVD from Universal Home Video and DVD, details the lives of Oskar Schindler, his contacts and associates, and the Jewish people who worked at Schindler's factory and the list of people he "saved" from war atrocities.
A Nazi concentration camp was essentially a prison where the Nazi regime sent millions of people deemed dangerous or threatening including the disabled, diseased and sick, Jews and other non-German minorities.
www.schindlerslist.com /nazi-concentration-camps.html   (304 words)

  
 Concentration Camps, Nuremberg Charges, 1946, Part 2
Construction was commenced on the camp in 1938 and it was not until April 1940 that the first transport of prisoners was received.
Concentration camps were spoken of in whispers, and the whispers were spread by agents of the secret police.
Although this camp had in view the primary object of putting to work the mass slave labor, another of its primary objectives was the elimination of human lives by the methods employed in handling the prisoners.
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /genocide/concamp2.htm   (2956 words)

  
 Nazi concentration camps information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
None ever were actual concentration camps, whose purpose was to concentrate and detain large groups of people at specific locations (examples of which are the British camps during the 2nd Anglo-Boer War and the American Internment Camps during the 2nd World War).
These death camps, including Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka, and Auschwitz-Birkenau are often referred to as "concentration camps," though scholars of the Holocaust draw a distinction between concentration camps and death camps.
Sometimes the concentration camps were used to hold important prisoners, such as the generals involved in the attempted assassination by bomb of Hitler, U-Boat captain turned Lutheran pastor Martin Niemoller, and Admiral Wilhelm Canaris who was interned at Flossenburg ing February 7, 1945, until he was hanged on April 9th, shortly before the war's end.
www.search.com /reference/Nazi_concentration_camps   (810 words)

  
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In some sense, all of the concentration camps, and there were hundreds of them, were death camps in that thousands of inmates died of starvation, being worked to death, exposure to the elements, epidemics and disease, or simply being executed for alleged crimes.
The German concentration camp at Majdanek was originally constructed on the outskirts of Lublin in October, 1941 as a prisoner-of-war camp.
Originally, the camp was under the jursidiction of the Danzig chief of police; however, in 1941, it was reassigned as an SS camp.
www.mtsu.edu /~baustin/holocamp.html   (4386 words)

  
 sociology - Concentration camp
Though they were not extermination camps, the Boer camps were noted for their poor nutrition and bad hygiene, and the associated high mortality rates (28,000 women and children died).
German settlers were rounded up and sent to concentration camps in Pretoria and later in Pietermaritzburg.
Although these camps were not intended to be extermination camps, and there was absolutely no official policy to kill people, some Indians were raped and/or murdered by US soldiers.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Concentration_camp   (3509 words)

  
 Concentration Camps | Schindler's List DVD
During World War II, many concentration camps were built and utilized by the German Nazi forces to house, enslave and kill Jews and all other subjugated persons and ethnicities under Nazi reign.
Concentration camps were essentially prisons where the Nazi regime sent millions of people deemed dangerous or threatening including the disabled, diseased and sick, Jews and other non-German minorities.
Although there were killings carried out at labor camps, many of the victims were sent to death camps from labor camps after they were determined to be useless to the labor force.
www.schindlerslist.com /concentration-camps.html   (302 words)

  
 The Truth About German Concentration Camps - DiscussAnything.com -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Imprisonment in a concentration camp, involving as it does separation from one's family, isolation from the outside world, and the hard labor assigned to the prisoner, is the most severe of punishments.
Not only does this document illuminate the fact that the concentration camp system was not vindictive or there to terrorize the civilian population, but it also shows that the leaders of the state had concern for the prisoners.
Two concentration camp commandants, Adam Gruenwald and Karl Chmielewshi, were placed on trial and found guilty of the deaths of prisoners as a result of brutality in their camps.
www.discussanything.com /forums/showthread.php?t=36277   (4713 words)

  
 Concentration Camps Table of Contents
Death Penalty for Trade in a Concentration Camp
List of the Major Companies Involved in the Concentration Camps
The Evolution of Tattooing in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp Complex
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/cc.html   (44 words)

  
 Concentration camp :: Web Articles ::
German settlers were rounded up and sent to concentration camps in Pretoria and later in Pietermaritzburg.
Concentration camps in the People's Republic of China are called Laogai, which means "reform through labor".
In the aftermath of the Finnish Civil War of 1918, some 75,000 suspected Reds were incarcerated in concentration camps.
www.webarticles.com /Society/People/Concentration-camp   (3635 words)

  
 Concentration Camps?
concentration camp is a place where people are imprisoned not because of any crimes they have committed, but simply because of who they are.
Although many groups have been singled out for such persecution throughout history, the term "concentration camp" was first used at the turn of the century in the Spanish-American and Boer Wars.
Nazi camps were places of torture, barbarous medical experiments and summary executions; some were extermination centers with gas chambers.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/haiku/camps.htm   (1108 words)

  
 Nazi concentration camps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In most camps, prisoners were made to wear identifying overalls with colored badges according to their categorisation: red triangles for Communists and other political prisoners, green triangles for common criminals, pink for homosexual men, purple for Jehovah's Witnesses, fl for Gypsies and asocials, and yellow for Jews.
Sometimes the concentration camps were used to hold important prisoners, such as the generals involved in the attempted assassination of Hitler, U-Boat Captain turned Lutheran pastor Martin Niemoller, and Admiral Wilhelm Canaris who was interned at Flossenburg in February 7, 1945, until he was hanged on April 9, shortly before the war's end.
German POWs, as well as a civilian members of a German, Ukrainian and other ethnic minorities between 1945 and 1956.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_concentration_camps   (1455 words)

  
 FEMA Concentration Camps: Locations and Executive Orders - Friends of Liberty (undated) 3sep04
These camps are to be operated by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) should Martial Law need to be implemented in the United States and all it would take is a presidential signature on a proclamation and the attorney general's signature on a warrant to which a list of names is attached.
A local police officer who was hunting and camping close to the base in the game preserve was accosted, roughed up, and warned by the English-speaking unit commander to stay away from the area.
Camp was accidentally discovered by a man and his son who were rabbit hunting; they were discovered and apprehended.
www.mindfully.org /Reform/2004/FEMA-Concentration-Camps3sep04.htm   (6459 words)

  
 State-By-State Index Of Potential US Concentration Camps
The following list is not complete, in spite of the extensive research put into it, and the attempts to verify the information that was available.
Some sites are listed by virtue of their status as a WWII internment camp or present-day penal facility and do not necessarily resemble a "concentration camp" to the casual observer.
Especially revealing is the fact that these "camp cars" are still being made when railroads don't use them much anymore; and there can be only one possible explanation for the new demand for these railcars.
www.rense.com /general17/statebystate.htm   (5306 words)

  
 Whatsmells.com - USA Nazi Style Camps
Lists which surfaced in June and July of 1996, when an FBI agent got hold of the Region Three BLUE List from a CIA agent and found his own name on it.
The Red List is for pick-up and execution before preparations for martial law are initiated and the BLUE List is for execution at a later date, within six weeks of actual martial law declaration.
This RED/BLUE List policy parallels the Nazi plan by Heinz Hohne in "The Story of the Nazi SS: The Order of the Death's Head" (published 1966) and is the same blueprint the Nazi's used for rounding up people in 1934.
www.whatsmells.com /camps.html   (3373 words)

  
 Rongstad's Worldwide Military Links: List of Camps for German POW in the U.S.A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Camp Concordia, also see, and also see, also, branch camps in Hays and Peabody.
There are German POW buried in Benicia Arsenal Cemetery according to news reports in The Benicia News.
GulagAmerika State List - updated list, fairly current, documents U.S. internment camps, prisoner-of-war camps and concentration camps either abandoned, memorialized or waiting for their next batch of residents.
vikingphoenix.com /public/rongstad/military/pow/axispow.htm   (459 words)

  
 Concentration Camps Index: Hard Truth / Wake Up America
These camps are to be operated by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) should Martial Law need to be implemented in the United States.
The document states, "Enclosed for your review and comment is the draft Army regulation on civilian inmate labor utilization" and the procedure to "establish civilian prison camps on installations." Cherith Chronicle, June 1997.
David went to investigate the rumor that German troops are supposedly stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
www.theforbiddenknowledge.com /hardtruth/con_camps.htm   (480 words)

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