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Alle anderen (meest vrouwen, kinderen en bejaarden) werden doodgeschoten in het bos van Krepiec, 11 km van Majdanek.
Majdanek moest het grootste concentratiekamp worden buiten het Duitse Reich.
Het verslag van een Slowaakse Jood wordt bewaard in het archief van Majdanek.
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The Majdanek concentration camp is situated in a major urban area, four kilometers from the city center of Lublin, and can be easily reached by trolley car.
The name Majdanek, derived from the name of this suburb, was a nickname given to the camp, soon after it opened in 1941, by local residents who were very much aware of its existence.
Although the first prisoners at Majdanek were Russian Prisoners of War, who were transferred from a barbed wire enclosure at Chelm, the camp soon became a detention center for Jews after the Final Solution was decided upon in January 1942.
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 Lublin/Majdanek Concentration Camp: Conditions
Majdanek also served another key Operation Reinhard function; it contained storage facilities for clothing and personal items stolen from the Jews before their deaths in the Belzec, Sobibor, and Treblinka II killing centers.
This massacre at Majdanek on November 3, 1943, was, in the number of victims, the largest single-day, single-location killing during the Holocaust.
Majdanek also frequently served as a transit camp or a temporary stop for Polish and Soviet civilians being deported to the Reich for forced labor or being held temporarily after the Germans removed them as undesirables in a resettlement project.
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  Majdanek - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Majdanek is the site of a Nazi concentration and extermination camp, roughly four kilometers away from the center of the Polish city Lublin.
Majdanek was an SS-run prisoner-of-war camp, under the command of Karl Otto Koch.
Majdanek was unique among the death camps in that the Jewish victims did not form an overwhelming majority.
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Majdanek death camp was in operation from 1941 to 1944.
Majdanek was one of the most sadistic because the SS killed infants and children before their mothers' eyes.
Majdanek was protected from the double barbed-wire fence, which was connected to a high-voltage transmission line.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Majdanek
Majdanek is the site of a Nazi concentration camp, rough four kilometers away from the center of the Polish city Lublin.
Unlike many other Nazi concentration and extermination camps, Majdanek is not hidden away in some remote forest or obscured from view by natural barriers, nor was it surrounded by a "security zone".
Majdanek was an SS-run prisoner-of-war camp, under the command of Karl Otto Koch.
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 The Holocaust Chronicle PROLOGUE: Roots of the Holocaust, page 479
This mountain of shoes at the Majdanek death camp testifies to the number of people who walked through the gates of the camp to their deaths.
Majdanek, a concentration and death camp near Lublin, Poland, became operational in October 1941.
At Majdanek's morning roll call on November 3, Jews were separated from the other prisoners, sent to the trenches, and shot.
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 Majdanek Concentration Camp - history of a Nazi death camp
The Majdanek concentration camp is located in an entirely open area with no ten-foot wall around it to hide the activities inside the camp, as at Dachau.
At the Majdanek camp, there is a large field of grass near the street, in the middle of which stands a lone white stucco house, the former dwelling of the Camp Commandant.
After the liberation of Lublin, Majdanek was taken over by the Soviet Army with fields IV and V being used as quarters for Soviet soldiers, while fields I and II were used by the 2nd Polish Army, which was formed after the liberation.
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Ordered by Heinrich Himmler, the camp was built by the Zentralbauleitung der SS und Polizei under the command of Odilo Globocnik, the SS- und Polizeiführer des Distrikts Lublin.
Prisoners who didn't die by starvation, exhaustion or illness often were hanged, shot or gassed.
The report of a Slovakian Jew is kept in the Majdanek archive.
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 Majdanek Extermination Camp (Poland)
Majdanek consisted of POW camp; extermination camp ; children camp.
However, Majdanek was unusual in that it was run by the Waffen-SS and was intended to supply labor for SS industries, especially armament works.
Although 1,000 inmates were evacuated on a death march, the Red Army found thousands of inmates still in the camp and ample evidence of the mass murder that had occurred there.
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 Majdanek   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Unlike other camps, Majdanek was built adjacent to and within sight of a major city, Lublin.
Majdanek has at least three gas chambers --- which used both carbon monoxide and Zyklon B --- and a large crematorium.
The Soviet army liberated Lublin on July 24, 1944, and Majdanek was the first killing center liberate, and the only one captured virtually intact.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Majdanek (originally Konzentrationslager Lublin) is the site of a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, roughly 2.5 miles (four kilometers) away from the center of the Polish city Lublin.
Unlike many other Nazi concentration and extermination camps, Majdanek is not hidden away in some remote forest or obscured from view by natural barriers, nor was it surrounded by a "security zone." It was established in October 1941, at Heinrich Himmler's orders, following his visit to Lublin in July 1941.
Majdanek was one of two death camps that used Zyklon B in its gas chambers.
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 Majdanek, one of six Nazi extermination centers in Poland
Camp Majdanek, originally intended for prisoners of war, was initiated on 21 July 1941.
       Two commandants of the Majdanek camp were tried by the Allies after the war; Max K√∂gel was sentenced to death by a British court in 1946 and Martin Weiss received the death sentence in an American court, also in 1946.
Arthur Liebehenschel, the last commandant of the camp, was sent to Majdanek in 1944 after having served as the commandant of Auschwitz I for several months.
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 ash rain | Majdanek
Majdanek was a camp originally designed for prisoners of war, but even from the first year in operation (from October 1941) most of the prisoners were Jewish.
The chambers were initially made for usage of diesel-fumes, but after the huge success in Belzec one soon began to use Zyklon B in Majdanek to.
The prisoners arriving Majdanek was, as in all the other camps, divided into two parts: One with people able to work and one with people not able to work.
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 Final Solution:  Lubin-Majdanek Camp
Equipped with a gas chamber and a Krematorium (German for Crematory) to rid the bodies of the camp victims in a sanitary method, Majdanek's "main purpose was the elimination of every trace of actual or potential opposition to Nazi rule" (Kogon 19).
Majdanek took its name from the Jewish suburbs of Majdan Tatarski that were located close by.
Upon entering the camp, Jewish prisoners were separated from the group and taken to the Rose Field, an open area within the Majdanek camp, where they were ordered to strip off their clothes and give up all possessions and then underwent initial selection, where the camp's medical unit expected each of their ability for labor.
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 Majdanek Information
Majdanek is the site of a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, roughly 2.5 miles (four kilometers) away from the center of the Polish city Lublin.
A Soviet soldier posed at Majdanek holding the cover of the vents through which Zyklon B was inserted.
The most recent research by the Head of Scientific Department at Majdanek Museum, historian Tomasz Kranz indicates that there were 78,000 victims, 59,000 of whom were Jews[1].
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Majdanek was built as part of Action Reinhard and, unlike other death camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sobibor and Treblinka, was not built away from prying eyes.
Thus a labour camp (Majdanek was originally referred to as a concentration camp) became a death camp.
Majdanek was the first of the death camps to be liberated by the Russians on July 23rd 1944.
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 Majdanek - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Majdanek or Maidanek, village, Lubelskie prov., SE Poland, a suburb of Lublin.
Museum to the victims of the Lublin Majdanek concentration camp.
Guard towers and the memorial of ashes at Majdanek concentration camp.
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The concentration and extermination camp of Majdanek was situated in a quarter of the city of Lublin and planned in September 1941 as prisoners-of-war camp for the Waffen-SS.
Of the 999 Austrian Jews deported to Modliborzyce in March 1941, 13 are known to have survived.
All the others died in the ghetto or were transported to Belzec or Majdanek.
www.doew.at /projekte/holocaust/shoahengl/majda.html   (239 words)

 Majdanek Concentration Camp: A Revisionist Analysis
As the conditions in Majdanek were worse than in any other German concentration camp, non-Polish prisoners eagerly volunteered for these transports whereas Poles were usually reluctant to leave their country.
At that time, Majdanek was by far deadlier than Auschwitz where the mortality rate amounted to 3% for the men and to 3,61% for the women.
Majdanek was not a typical German concentration camp.
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 TrustWatch Search
Majdanek (KZ Lublin) was located in a suburb of Lublin, Poland, and was called the Majdan Tatarski camp (called Majdanek by Lublin residents).
Majdanek was established October 1941 as SS-run POW Camp and as concentration camp February 16, 1943.
Majdanek is the site of a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, roughly 2.5 miles (four kilometers) away from the center of the...
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 THHP Short Essays: Short Introductions to the Holocaust
The local Polish population dubbed the camp Majdanek, basing the name on Majdan Tatarski, the suburb of Lublin in which the camp was situated.
The Jewish deportees to Majdanek would eventually consist of citizens of the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Greece, and the remaining Jews in Lublin and the Bialystok district.
The death toll at Majdanek is one of the remaining mysteries of the Holocaust.
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 The Leuchter Report -- Majdanek
The basic structure appears to be of wood, as are the other facilities at Majdanek (except for the experimental chambers).
However, closer inspection reveals that much of the building is of reinforced concrete, totally inconsistent with the remaining portions of the camp.
None of the facilities at Majdanek are suitable, or were used, for execution purposes.
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