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  Concentration Camp - MSN Encarta
Concentration camps are also known by various other names such as corrective labor camps, relocation centers, and reception centers.
In Russia the Bolsheviks established concentration camps for suspected counterrevolutionaries in 1918 after the Russian Revolution.
Five operated in camps established by regional SS and police leaders: Bełżec, Sobibór, and Treblinka in eastern Poland; Kulmhof (Chelmno) in western Poland; and Semlin outside Belgrade, in Serbia.
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  Concentration camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 objective was to either put political opponents into forced labor, or to kill them, the 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.
Concentration camps for Jews and other "undesirables" also existed in Germany itself, and while not specifically designed for systematic extermination, like the extermination camps, many concentration camp prisoners died because of harsh conditions or were executed.
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 Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term concentration camp was coined at this time to signify the "concentration" of a large number of people in one place, and was used to describe both the camps in South Africa and those established to support a similar anti-insurgency campaign in Cuba at roughly the same time (see below).
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).
About a dozen concentration camps were in operation until the early 1990s, the figure of which has been curtailed to five today due to increasing criticism of the North's perceived human rights abuses from the international community and the North's internal situation.
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 Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A concentration camp is a large detention centre 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.
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.
Since the nature of Nazi Germany's so-called "concentration camps" became known (see below), the term is often used propagandistically by opponents, with greater or lesser justification, to imply that a camp is designed to exterminate, rather than merely to concentrate, its inmates.
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 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.
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.
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 /nazi-concentration-camps.html   (304 words)

 Nazi concentration camps -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Nazi regime nominally maintained both kinds of concentration camps: (additional info and facts about labor camp) labor camps - since the beginning of their regime in 1933 - and (additional info and facts about extermination camp) extermination camps.
Prisoners in many Nazi labor camps could expect to be worked to death in short order, while prisoners in extermination camps usually died sooner in gas chambers or in other ways.
(See (An act of great destruction and loss of life) Holocaust, (Systematic killing of a racial or cultural group) genocide.) It is estimated that up to ten million people died in Nazi concentration camps, of them six million were killed in the 15 larger ones.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/na/nazi_concentration_camps.htm   (331 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)

 Concentration camp - Biocrawler definition:Concentration camp - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
What used to be called concentration camps were later called by a succession of euphemisms, new terms being invented as existing ones become an embarrassment: internment camps, resettlement camps, new villages, strategic hamlets, etc.
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.
The Natzweiler-Struthof camp, in Alsace, was the only concentration camp on French soil during the Second World War.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Concentration_camp   (3753 words)

 Concentration Camps List
Because the SS rules with absolute power in the area, inside and outside the camps, local civilians are endangered; investigations of local police forbidden by GeStaPo-Linz.
Islanders sent to concentration camp Lager Lindele at Biberach an der Riß in Tübingen, SW Germany], Lihou [Connected to Guernsey at low tide by an ancient stone causeway.
No survivors], Jersey-Angia-Jèrriais [Newfoundland fisheries, Occupied by the NAZIs from 1940-1945], Chausey [South of Jersey that is part of the French district of the Manche.
www.tartanplace.com /tartanhistory/concentrationcamps.html   (13324 words)

 AMERICAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
These camps are to be operated by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) should Martial Law need to be implemented in the United States.
The camps all have railroad facilities as well as roads leading to and from the detention facilities.
There are at least 130 concentration camps quietly modified facilities which have sprung up and continue to spring up across the country, seemingly devoid of activity, yet requiring strange accoutrements such as barbed wire-topped fencing (with the tops turned inward) and helicopter wind socks.
www.apfn.org /apfn/camps.htm   (7259 words)

 Auschwitz, Nazi death camp
Auschwitz-Birkenau, Nazi Germany's largest concentration and extermination camp facility, was located nearby the provincial Polish town of Oshwiecim in Galacia, and was established by order of Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler on 27 April 1940.
Children born in the camp were generally killed on the spot.
Twenty-tree German physicians and scientists were accused of performing vile and potentially lethal medical experiments on concentration camps inmates and other living human subjects between 1933 and 1945.
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 Rudy Brueggemann's Nazi Terror Documentary Photos Home Page
The Nazis and their allies built more than 10,000 camps across Europe to imprison their enemies and to implement their ruthless policy of radical racial eugenics that targeted 6 million Jews for extermination.
But the Nazis also savagely murdered Gypsies, communists, Soviet POWs, Poles, the mentally ill, persons with genetic birth defects, the elderly, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, intellectuals, outspoken clergy, and nearly anyone else who was labled an enemy of the Third Reich.
It wasn't until the summer 2000 that I had to chance to visit and document the world of terror created by the Nazis -- in the very camps they built, in the very rooms where they plotted the extermination of millions of men, women, and children.
www.rudyfoto.com /hol/nazicamps.html   (387 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)

 Schindler's List DVD :: Stars Liam Neeson & Ben Kingsley | Jewish History, Anti- Semitism, Holocaust Concentration ...
Jewish History, Anti- Semitism, Holocaust Concentration Camps, Ethnic Cleansing
Schindler's List, a Steven Spielberg film, is a cinematic masterpiece that has become one of the most honored films of all time.
Schindler's List DVD presents the true story of Nazi party member Oskar Schindler who saved over 1100 Jews from concentration camps during the Jewish Holocaust of World War II.
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 Concentration Camp Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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