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  Concentration Camps
Its leaders were sent to concentration camps and the organization was put under the control of the Nazi Party.
After this date extermination camps were established in the east that had the capacity to kill large numbers including Belzec (15,000 a day), Sobibor (20,000), Treblinka (25,000) and Majdanek (25,000).
One woman, distraught to the point of madness, flung herself at a British soldier who was on guard at the camp on the night that it was reached by the 11th Armoured Division; she begged him to give her some milk for the tiny baby she held in her arms.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERconcentration.htm   (3373 words)

  
  Paul Rassinier on Buchenwald, Dora and the Jews: The Evolution of the German Concentration Camp System
A concentration camp, when it is completely set up, is a regular city which is isolated from the outside world which conceived it, which is surrounded by fences of electrified barbed wire, and which is guarded with special guards every fifty yards on platforms, armed to the teeth.
It did happen in wartime that the "news" for the concentration camp inmates was the same as that which the Germans were supposed to take as gospel, and that is why the newspapers were the same for both, but it was pure chance.
This Rapportführer-general communicated with the prison camp through the intermediary of his subordinates and the Lagerültester, or the doyen of the prisoners, who was responsible in general for the camp and who answered for its smooth running even with his life.
www.heretical.com /miscella/dorajews.html   (4019 words)

  
  Concentration camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since the nature of Germany's so-called "concentration camps" became known, the term is sometimes used as propaganda, with greater or lesser justification, to imply that a camp is designed to exterminate, rather than merely to concentrate, its inmates.
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.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Concentration_camp   (4993 words)

  
 Dachau concentration camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The camp was freed by the 45th Infantry Division of the U.S. Seventh Army on April 29, 1945.
It holds a significant place in public memory because it was the second camp to be liberated by British or American forces, and therefore it was one of the first places in which the West was exposed to the reality of Nazi brutality through first-hand journalist accounts and through newsreels.
After the camp was surrendered to Allied forces, the troops were so horrified by conditions at the camp that they summarily shot many of the camp guards, in what some call the Dachau massacre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dachau_concentration_camp   (2096 words)

  
 Concentration Camp - MSN Encarta
Concentration Camp, a place where selected groups of people are confined, usually for political reasons and under inhumane conditions.
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.
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 Topaz Camp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The camp covers about 19,800 acres and is a mix of public domain land, land which had reverted to the county for non payment of taxes and land purchased from private parties.
The population of the camp was primarily from California; Alameda County County (3,679), San Francisco County (3,370), San Mateo County (722) and almost completely urban in origin.
Camp life at Topaz settled down and residents continued the routine of cultivating gardens, attending classes at schools or the recreation halls, and working.
www.millardcounty.com /topazcamp.html   (1628 words)

  
 Holocaust Timeline: The Camps
Camps were an essential part of the Nazis' systematic oppression and mass murder of Jews, political adversaries, and others considered socially and racially undesirable.
There were concentration camps, forced labor camps, extermination or death camps, transit camps, and prisoner-of-war camps.
The total figure for the Jewish genocide, including shootings and the camps, was between 5.2 and 5.8 million, roughly half of Europe's Jewish population, the highest percentage of loss of any people in the war.
fcit.coedu.usf.edu /holocaust/timeline/camps.htm   (1176 words)

  
 The 11th Armored Division is pleased to post the following article written by 12 year old Kendra Dickinson
The Mauthausen Concentration Camp was established on August 8, 1938, as a forced labor camp.
The prisoners of the concentration camp were to be used as a cheap labor force in the quarries.
The Mauthausen Concentration Camp was liberated by the First Platoon of Troop D, 41st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized of the 11th Armored Division (Kosiek, 1).
www.11tharmoreddivision.com /history/mauthausen/mauthausen_camp.htm   (1807 words)

  
 Comparative Analysis of Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany, the Former Soviet Union and North Korea
North Korean camps, as are Nazi camps and Soviet gulags, constitute an element of the totalitarian system, which is made up of: single and compulsory ideology, one-party dictatorship, Fuhrerprinzip, trend towards the absorption of civil society by the political sector, use of terror, and most importantly, a permanent camp system.
E) The last typical feature of the camps in the totalitarian states: The detainees are crushed in the name of an ideology that puts a hierarchic order among social, political or racial groups in relation to the group that is considered the ideal or the superior one.
The children went to camp - at seven and nine years of age - and the Party ordered the daughter of a hero to cut off the rotten branch which represented her family and which was contaminated by an act of treason.
www.chosunjournal.com /pierrerigoulot.html   (3090 words)

  
 Concentration Camp Memorial Neuengamme
In December 1938 the SS moved an external command group with one hundred inmates from the concentration camp Sachsenhausen to an empty brickwork in Hamburg-Neuengamme, which became an independent concentration camp in the early summer 1940.
Approximately 55,000 of the 106,000 inmates at Neuengamme concentration camp died.
After the war, the former concentration camp buildings were initially used to intern members of the SS, NSDAP functionaries and officials of the Wehrmacht and the Nazi State.
fhh1.hamburg.de /Neuengamme/welcome.en.html   (261 words)

  
 concentration camp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The term was first used to describe prison camps used by the Spanish military during the Cuban insurrection (1868–78), those created by America in the Philippines (1898–1901), and, most widely, to refer to British camps built during the South African War (Boer War) to confine Afrikaners in the Transvaal and Cape Colony (1899—1902).
During World War II concentration camps were established throughout Europe by the Nazis, and throughout Indochina and Manchuria by the Japanese.
In 1992, reports of malnutrition and killings in concentration camps for Muslim, Croat, and Serb male civilians in Bosnia led to attempts by international organizations to identify the location of the camps and inspect them.
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 Flossenburg KZ Site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In May 1938 a concentration camp was established at Flossenb├╝rg, in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria, near the Czech border.
Bodies from the upper part of the camp were moved to the crematorium on the lower level by means of a ramp with an entrance near one of the guard towers.
The "Valley of Death" is the oldest concentration camp memorial in Bavaria (1946).
www.thirdreichruins.com /flossenburg.htm   (1022 words)

  
 Dachau Concentration Camp - photo.net
Dachau was Germany's first concentration camp, started in 1933 because the prisons were overflowing with people the government didn't like.
The camp at Dachau and the other preserved death camps are not fitting memorials; a fitting memorial would be a world free of this sort of hatred.
Without the attention and concentration of mankind on cutting off this disease, it will fester in Government chambers and in the minds of those who would be religious leaders, and before you know it, we will be in the middle of global turmoil and another attempt at genocide.
photo.net /travel/bp/dachau.html   (11218 words)

  
 Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was built in the summer of 1936 by concentration camp prisoners from the Emsland camps.
The design of the grounds was conceived by the SS architects as the ideal concentration camp setting, giving architectural expression to the SS worldview, and symbolically subjugating the prisoners to the absolute power of the SS.
This was reinforced in 1938 when the Concentration Camp Inspection Office, the administrative headquarters for all concentration camps within the German sphere of influence, was transferred from Berlin to Oranienburg.
www.chgs.umn.edu /Visual___Artistic_Resources/Public_Holocaust_Memorials/Sachsenhausen_Concentration_Ca/sachsenhausen_concentration_ca.html   (494 words)

  
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The Nazi camp system began as a system of repression directed against political opponents of the Nazi state.
During World War II, the organization and scale of the Nazi camp system expanded rapidly and the purpose of the camps evolved beyond imprisonment toward forced labor and outright murder.
SS reports, there were more than 700,000 prisoners registered in the concentration camps in January 1945.
www.ushmm.org /outreach/ncamp.htm   (246 words)

  
 Disch - Camp Concentration
Camp Concentration is told in the first person by Louis Sachetti (poet and Catholic).
Camp Archimedes is run by General Haast (aged and in thrall to supernatural delusions).
Camp Archimedes's psychiatrist Aimee DuBusk (rational, antagonistic) explains that all of the other inmates are political and military prisoners who have chosen to be subjects for the testing of Palladine, a syphilis derivative that bestows enormous mental endowment, to the point of genius, but at great physical expense resulting in death within 9 months.
www.michaelscycles.freeserve.co.uk /cc.htm   (2034 words)

  
 Buchenwald Concentration Camp (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The field of Ettersberg was officially chosen on May 5, 1937 and on July 16, 1937, the first 300 prisoners arrived in the camp (at this time, the name of the camp was "Konzentrationslager Ettersberg").
The population increased to 5,382 on September 1, 1939 and to 8,634 inmates by the end of September 1939 (because of the invasion of Poland).
Numerous prisoners sentenced to death by the SS were hidden in the camp.
www.jewishgen.org /ForgottenCamps/Camps/BuchenwaldEng.html   (1001 words)

  
 Concentration Camp Listing
It is estimated that the Nazis established 15,000 camps in the occupied countries.
The inmates of these camps were forced under the pain of death to work for the German war effort, with no pay, inadequate food and other necessities to survive.
Death camps, constructed for the sole purpose of mass executions by means of poison gas, shootings, starvation, disease, and torture were used by the Nazis to exterminate those fellow humans, men, women children and infants, by design.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/cclist.html   (1161 words)

  
 Dachau Concentration Camp - photo.net
Dachau was Germany's first concentration camp, started in 1933 because the prisons were overflowing with people the government didn't like.
The camp at Dachau and the other preserved death camps are not fitting memorials; a fitting memorial would be a world free of this sort of hatred.
Without the attention and concentration of mankind on cutting off this disease, it will fester in Government chambers and in the minds of those who would be religious leaders, and before you know it, we will be in the middle of global turmoil and another attempt at genocide.
www.photo.net /bp/dachau   (10356 words)

  
 The History Place - Holocaust Timeline
SS Deathshead division is established to guard concentration camps.
The camp will be reactivated in the spring of 1944 to liquidate ghettos.
All traces of the death camp are then removed and trees are planted.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html   (4366 words)

  
 Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The number of gassed victims is unknown because the transports for gassings were not registered in the entry registers of the camp.
With the special room in the infirmary, there was also an execution place where prisoners were killed by shooting, a mobile gallows and a mechanical gallows which was used for hanging three or four prisoners at the same time.
After this meeting, I decided to install gas chambers in the camp for mass extermination because it was a more efficient and more humane way to exterminate prisoners.
www.jewishgen.org /ForgottenCamps/Camps/SachsenhausenEng.html   (1319 words)

  
 Concentration Camp   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are all very aware of the existence of concentration camps and their usage during WWII.
Gotha Concentration Camp after German soldiers massacred prisoners (mostly Polish) as the camp was liberated.
The guards and the officials of the concentration camp, desperate not to be caught, fled at our approaching attack and did not have time to kill the rest of the emancipated prisoners.
www.808th.com /concentrationcamp.htm   (783 words)

  
 Dachau Concentration Camp - Liberation April 29,1945 Timeline Dachau
A mere lieutenant had never before commanded the massive concentration camp, but the real SS Commandant, Martin Gottfried Weiss, had "run off" the day before, along with more than a thousand of the Allgemeine and Death's Head SS guards stationed at the camp prior to the American approach.
John Degro of Burton, Ohio is believed to be the first American liberator to enter the concentration camp and come within view of the inmates.
The original camp crematorium, built in 1940 as the death rate in the camp began to increase, was replaced by the structure above in 1942.
www.humanitas-international.org /archive/dachau-liberation   (1652 words)

  
 concentration camp
concentration camp, a detention site outside the normal prison system created for military or political purposes to confine, terrorize, and, in some cases, kill civilians.
The term was first used to describe prison camps used by the Spanish military during the Cuban insurrection (1868–78), those created by America in the Philippines (1898–1901), and, most widely, to refer to British camps built during the
The "hysterical" Emily Hobhouse and Boer war concentration camp controversy.
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 The Concentration Camps   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Balmoral, Middelburg and other camps were also located on the south-eastern hangs of the hills to ensure that the inhabitants were exposed to the icy south easterly winds.
Despite shocking fatality figures in the concentration camps, the English did nothing to improve the situation, and the English public remained deaf to the lamentations in the concentration camps as thousands of people, especially children, were carried to their graves.
The concentration camps were a calculated and intentional holocaust committed on the Boerevolk by England with the aim of annihilating the Boerevolk and reeling in the Boer Republics.
www.boer.co.za /boerwar/hellkamp.htm   (3945 words)

  
 Konzentrationslager
The "Lego Concentration Camp Set" by the Polish artist Zbigniew Libera, Berenbaum argues, "may be saying that the same type of creative construction that little boys do with Lego also took place at concentration camps." The point is that the camps did not just spring up.
Before too awfully long, the people who were once in Concentration camps, will be gone, and we will have to rely on the memories and books to depict the truth.
I am writing to you to inquire if the Lego concentration camp set is for sale and if so, how much?Please respond to me when it is convenient for you for I am very serious on this matter.
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