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a concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed

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One of the most recent additions to the body of films on the Holocaust, this French film documents the history of a little-known Nazi concentration camp called Belzec, Located in the southeast of Poland, near a small village of the same name, Belzec was one of Poland's first death camps.
A NEW book reveals haunting photos of the Auschwitz death camp alongside pictures of the same places seven decades on.
The corpus of poetry and commentaries were composed orally in labor camps and in death camps.
Summary: Accused Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, awaiting trial in Germany, lost an appeal on Wednesday against his deportation from the United States.
John Demjanjuk was released from US custody yesterday, hours after immigration officers removed the alleged Nazi death camp guard from his Ohio home in a wheelchair.
While the Nazi authorities of Germany, which occupied Poland at the time, established death camps on Polish territory, they were operated by the Nazi German government, with no co-operation on the part of Polish authorities or local population.
But it soon became the model for all the death camps that were to follow, with the others even copying Dachau's infamous entrance sign "Arbeit Macht Frei", which means "Work makes you free".
Treblinka, Sobibor and Belzec were German death camps imposed on occupied Poland
Warren, Andrea, Surviving Hitler: A Boyin the Nazi Death Camps (HarperCollins, 2002).
Hosanna from the vicious mob that raped her sister and stole her family's farm and Gilda from the death camps of Nazi Germany.
The SS murdered two-thirds of Europe's Jews, either in death camps, with firing squads or through starvation, disease and slave labour.
Jews were persecuted as a race, even though practically none spoke out against the Hitler regime, and almost all scrupulously obeyed the law of the German nation as individuals, clear into the death camps.
Were it not for writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn we might never know of Soviet death camps like Magadan, Kolyma and Vorkuta.
The fly past over the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps in Poland was devised as a tribute to the memories of Holocaust victims.
However, the new dance club is in Oswiecim (osh-VYEN-chim), Poland, a town better known by its German name, Auschwitz, as the site of one of Nazi Germany's most infamous death camps.