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  Concentration camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
Although large numbers of prisoners were concentrated there in horrific conditions from 1863 to 1865, and perhaps a quarter of them died, the prisoners were combatants and the camp is generally classified as a POW camp.
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 by the Spanish to support a similar anti-insurgency campaign in Cuba at roughly the same time (see below).
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 Nazi concentration camps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prisoners in many Nazi labor camps could often expect to be worked to death in short order, while prisoners in extermination camps usually died sooner in gas chambers or in other ways.
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 starting February 7, 1945, until he was hanged on April 9th, shortly before the war's end.
In East Germany several concentration camps were re-opened by the Soviet occupation forces and used to imprison political opponents, ranging from former Nazis to social democrats.
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 Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 FACTS AND INFORMATION
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.
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).
Concentration camps (''Konzentrationslager'' or ''KZ'') rose to notoriety during their use in Germany during the Nazi era.
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 General_Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Poles were also deported in large numbers to work as forced labour in Germany: eventually about a million were deported, of whom many died in Germany.
The General Government was the location of four of the six extermination camps in which the most extreme measures of the Holocaust, the genocide by gassing of undesired "races," chiefly millions of Jews from Poland and other countries, was carried out between 1942 and 1944.
It was German policy that the (non-Jewish) Poles, like other Slavic peoples, were to be reduced to the status of serfs, and eventually replaced by German colonists of the "master race." In the Government General, all secondary education was abolished and all Polish cultural institutions closed.
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 Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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...
Since the nature of Nazi Germany's so-called "concentration camps" became known (see below), the term is often used propagandapropagandistically/ by opponents, with greater or lesser justification, to imply that a camp is designed to exterminate, rather than merely to concentrate, its inmates.
In the English-speaking world, the term "concentration camp" was first used to describe camps operated by the United KingdomBritish in South Africa during the 1899-1902 Second Boer War.
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 Bambooweb: Concentration camp
The term often implies camps designed for the genocide of the interned (extermination camps) or their engagement in forced labor (labor camps).
Concentration camps form a subset of the more general category of prison camps.
In technical discussion, however, it is important to understand that a concentration camp is not, by definition, a Nazi or Soviet-style death-camp.
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 Concentration camp
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.
The term is sometimes used propagandistically to establish a moral connection to Nazi Germany's well-known camps designed for the genocide of the interned (extermination camps) or their engagement in forced labor (labor 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.
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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.
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 Concentration Camps, Nuremberg Charges, 1946. Part 1
The Concentration Camp, used against the people of Germany and allied nationals, was one of the fundamental institutions of the Nazi regime.
It is clear from the foregoing evidence that prior to the launching of a Nazi aggression, the concentration camp had been one of the principal weapons by which the conspirators achieved the social cohesion which was needed for the execution of their plans for aggression.
Some of the charges which the Nazis considered sufficient basis for confinement in a concentration camp are illustrated in a summary of the file of the dossier of 25 persons arrested in Luxembourg for commitment to various concentration camps and sets forth the charges made against each person (L-215).
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 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.
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 Articles - Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although these camps were not intended to be extermination camps, and there was no official policy to kill people, some Indians were raped and/or murdered by US soldiers.
About seven or eight internment camps were used in Sweden during World War II, under a nominally neutral but de-facto pro-Nazi regime.
Camps also existed in the Pyrenees, on the border with pro-Nazi Spain, one of which was called Camp De Gurs.
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 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.
Camp was accidentally discovered by a man and his son who were rabbit hunting; they were discovered and apprehended.
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 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.
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 Images for Reflection | Photography by Scott L. Sakansky ...
Concentration camps began as detention centers run by the SA and SS following the Nazi rise to power.
Theodore Eicke became the head of Dachau in 1933 and inspector of all concentration camps in 1934.
The forced labor, placement of Jews in Ghettos, and imprisonment of Jews, homosexuals, Gypsies,and Communists in concentration camps cleared the path for the vicious, systematic murder of millions of people in the death camps.
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 Rudy Brueggemann's Nazi Terror Documentary Photos Home Page
Read my story about my visit in the summer of 2000 to more than 20 concentration and death camps (published June 2001).
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.
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 American Concentration Camps. | MetaFilter
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.
The evil Fort Douglas, concentration camp, located on the University Of Utah campus, a place where 50,000 students concentrate regularly, or else fail their classes.
Through Rex-84 an undisclosed number of concentration camps were set in operation throughout the United States, for internment of dissidents and others potentially harmful to the state.
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 > Nazi concentration camps abcworld.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The worst excesses, including the murder of Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, Jehovah's Witnesses, Polish intellectuals, Soviet prisoners of war and others, took place later in the war principally in occupied Poland and Belarus, on the territory of the "General Government".
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Read about nazi concentration camps in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
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 Concentration camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Long-Term Plan Sought For Terror Suspects - The Washington Post (January 1, 2005)
A global gulag to hide the war on terror's dirty secrets - The Guardian (January 14, 2005)
A Voice From North Korea Echoes in the White House - The New York Times (June 18, 2005)
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