death camp

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

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It followed the 2011 ruling on John Demjanuk, a guard at Sobibor extermination camp in occupied Poland.
Turkish Embassy in Berlin opened a memorial monument to mark Turkey's Jewish and non-Jewish people who were killed in Bergen-Belsen extermination camp, last December.
According to the accusation, he worked for six months at the Sobibor extermination camp in occupied Poland in 1943, during which time 27,900 Jews were gassed there.
The ministry said that UN General Assembly adopted a resolution in 2005 to commemorate victims of Jewish holocaust on January 27, recalling that this date coincided with foundation of Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
In the 1980s, Demjanjuk stood trial in Israel accused of being one of the monsters of the 20th Century: the notoriously brutal guard "Ivan the Terrible" at the Treblinka extermination camp.
the Electricians, the Gardeners, the Cooks) and whose formation changed according to the unpredictable transport schedule to the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp.
The Vatican was not aware of the existence of Auschwitz until two young Jewish escapees denounced the extermination camp to the world in the spring of 1944.
For a description of this one extermination camp, see Rudolf Hoess' Commandant of Auschwitz: The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess.
To my knowledge, I was one of very few prisoners who survived Kach Roteh, which was really a torture and extermination camp.
In the novel Sophie's Choice, a Nazi doctor forces the title character to select one of her two children to send to an extermination camp.
In the months leading up to liberation, the population of Bergen-Belsen, which was not designed as an extermination camp, had quadrupled to 60,000 and conditions worsened with a lack of water, shelter and sanitation.
Prosecutors in the city of Schwerin charged him with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder earlier this year, arguing that by serving in that role he helped the extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland function.
The wording 'Polish death camp' is inaccurate also on account of the formal decision by The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO of June 27, 2007, which changed the name of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp heritage site to: "the Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi concentration and extermination camp 1940-1945".
Subject of the tender is the planning and execution monitoring of interior design and furnishings of the redesign of the Austrian national exhibition in Block 17 of the main camp of the former concentration and extermination camp and nunmehrigen State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau.