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During World War II more than 6 million Jews were killed in a genocide known as the Holocaust. Adolf Hitler, the leader of Germany and the Nazi Party, was bitterly anti-Semitic and blamed the Jews for Germany's problems. He developed the "Final Solution," a plan to isolate and kill the Jews. The Nazis sent Jewish prisoners to concentration camps throughout Europe. Some camps were killing centers; others were internment and forced-labor camps.

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An American soldier in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France - 16 June 1944

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Keskitysleirit olivat isoja ja niissä monet ihmiset saivat surmansa.

Execution of the women SS Guards of Stutthof concentration camp for “sadistic abuse of prisoners” after on trial by the Polish Special Law Court at Danzig. The women did not seem to take the trial seriously until the end, 4 July 1946.

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A resident of Weimar a town near Buchenwald concentration camp watches a pile of…

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A Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp in Munich, Germany

Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp was the main thing we did on our visit to Munich, but we did also find to visit Hofbrauhaus and a few other places. In this post I talk about what it was like visiting Dachau with kids.

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At the Gates of Hell: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945

VERY GRAPHIC PHOTOS of BERGEN-BELSEN Concentration Camp: At the Gates of Hell: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945 | LIFE.com

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Dachau: Nazi Germany's Infamous Concentration Camp

A visit to the notorious Dachau, Nazi Germany's first concentration camp | CulturalXplorer.com

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Map of the Holocaust in Europe during World War II, 1939-1945. This map shows all extermination camps (or death camps), most major concentration camps, labor camps, prison camps, ghettos, major deportation routes and major massacre sites.

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