Auschwitz Concentration Camp Report

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Kaleb Rogers 813 Auschwitz Report Auschwitz Concentration Camp was one of many camps the Nazi Germans had during World War 2. The concentration camp was one of many camps along the lands of Poland. The camps in the Auschwitz string were Auschwitz 1, Auschwitz 2- Birkenau, and Auschwitz 3- Monowitz. Not all of these camps were the same though. The camps could be a range of things such as concentration camps where people would be held and many people died of starvation, Labor camps where the heathy people were literally worked to death, or death camps installed with things like stoves and gas chambers. The camps were places built for the extermination of the Jews. The dictator of Germany Adolf Hitler led this process. Hitler started his attack very slowly taking over certain places such as Poland. Once he ruled a place he would start to slowly demand things on the Jews. It started slowly with things like Jewish schools and then proceeded to wearing the star, People Being Taken from families and many more things. These small things all combined to start the holocaust.…show more content…
The camp was made with a capacity of 15,000 to 20,000 people. On May 20, 1940 Thirty German criminal Prisoners were brought to Auschwitz where they were put to work as prison Guards. The first transport of Poles arrived from Tarnow on June 14, 1940 with 728 people. At first the camp was used for poles that had been captured in the mass arrests, but between 1942 and 1943 Auschwitz began functioning as a death camp for Jews. The next camp to be built was Auschwitz- Birkenau which was built on over 350 acres of land even though the original plans had called for a camp over 450 acres. When the camp was in full swing the chambers would be full almost all day long. Many people would die from other things such as firing squads, stoves, starvation, and many more
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