Auschwitz-Birkenau. German death camp. 1944-1945. Detailed.
Auschwitz-Birkenau was a network of german death camps and concentration camps, built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Germany during World War II. It consisted of :
– Auschwitz I – the original camp; was first constructed to hold Polish political prisoners, who began to arrive in May 1940. The first extermination of prisoners took place in September 1941
– Auschwitz II – Birkenau – a combination concentration/extermination camp with gas chambers and crematorium
– Auschwitz III – Monowitz/Buna – a labor camp to staff an Buna-Werke IG Farben factory. Wikipedia.
Maps below show each camp with more details including: gas chambers, crematorium, bomb craters, execution wall etc.
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Title: Auschwitz I, II, III. Publisher: – Place of publisching: – Date: 1944, 1945. Language: english Description: Enlarged from the original negative and captioned in 1978 by the CIA.
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