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Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp established by the Germans.

Auschwitz was divided into three different sections:
  • Auschwitz 1: original concentration camp which served as the administrative centre for the whole complex (around 70,000 Polish intellectuals, gay men and Soviet Prisoners of War died.
  • Auschwitz 2: (Birkenau) extermination camp (1 million Jews died along with 75,000 Poles, gay men and 19,000 Roma
  • Auschwitz 3: (Monowitz) labor camp for the IG Farben Company

 

 

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Auschwitz-Birkenau

This is the entrance gate to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

This camp was made up of barbed wire, platforms, barracks, gallows, gas chambers and cremation ovens. This shows the devistating conditions where this horrible genocide took place. 1.5 million people were starved, tortured and murdered.
 

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Auschwitz 1

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Auschwitz 2- Birkenau

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Auschwitz 3- Monowitz