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  • Death Camp With Forty Gas Chambers
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    (1) INTRODUCTION The Holocaust is the most horrifying crime against humanity of all times. 'Hitler, in an attempt to establish the pure Aryan race, decided that all mentally ill, gypsies, non supporters of Nazism, and Jews were to be eliminated from the German population. He proceeded to reach his goal in a systematic scheme. ' One of his main methods of 'doing away' with these 'undesirable' was through the use of concentration camps. 'In January 1941, ina meeting with his top officials the 'fin...
  • Five Gas Chambers In Auschwitz
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    Auschwitz-concentration camp Auschwitz, located in Poland, was Nazi Germany's largest and most terrible concentration camp. It was established by order of Himmler on April 27, 1940. At first, it was small because it was a work camp for Polish and Soviet prisoners of war. It became a death camp in 1941. Auschwitz was divided into three areas: Auschwitz was the camp commander's headquarters and administrative offices. Auschwitz was called Birkenau and it was the death camp with forty gas chambers....
  • Five Crematoria Gas Chambers At Birkenau
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    ... sought after job because workers sometimes found scraps of food in the box cars, however the workers were searched by guards after every shift. Under the direction of the SS, prisoners formed columns of five across, men on one side, women and children on the other. This is where the process known by the German word "selection" meaning selection took place. The selection team consisted mostly of doctors and was headed by the now infamous Dr. Josef Mengele, the "Angel of Death". Those sent to ...
  • Death Camp With Forty Gas Chambers
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    Concentration camps are prison camps in which members of minority groups, political enemies or people of physical irregularity are kept. In most cases it is a permanent imprisonment. The concentration camps of Hitlers era and of the Nazi regime are normally associated with mass death, torture and gruesome scientific experimentation. In reference to the Holocaust, about three fourths of the prisoners were killed never seeing freedom again. The first concentration camps were set up in 1933. In the...
  • Gas Chambers In Auschwitz II Birkenau
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    Auschwitz was the most streamlined mass killing centers ever created and was one of the five "death camps" constructed by the Nazis during World War II. Construction of the camp began after Heinrich Himmler ordered its creation on April 27, 1940. Auschwitz continued to grow until 1945 when it was evacuated by the Nazis. Auschwitz was composed of three large camps and 45 sub-camps. Auschwitz I, which was the main camp, was the original section of the camp that was built near the Polish town of Os...

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