death camp

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

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Now, thanks to optical digital technology, specialists have been able to decipher the lost writings and resurrect the moments of sadness and horror that Nadjari lived through in the death camp.
She was one of six million Jewish people and others murdered in Nazi death camps just because they were different.
The then 22-year-old man, whom the Frankfurt prosecutor's office did not identify in its statement, is accused of having guarded prisoners at the death camp in Lublin-Majdanek who were slated to be killed in 1943 and 1944.
Regular mass round-ups to the death camps would occur roughly between 1941 and 1945.
The country has been holding trials of suspects of Nazi crimes, using accessory to murder charges to convict Sobibor death camp guard John Demjanjuk in 2011 and 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning earlier this year.
lt;B Pope Francis walks through the gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland, yesterday
He told the Detmold state court he had never spoken about his service in the Nazi death camp in Poland from 1942 to 1944, even to his family, but wanted to use his trial as an opportunity to set the record straight.
Prosecutors argue that she can be charged as an accessory because she helped the death camp function.
Prosecutors said that amounted to helping the death camp function.
Elderly Holocaust survivors returned last month to the death camp 70 years after its liberation, to urge the world never to forget one of history's worst atrocities.
This week, to mark seventy years since the Auschwitz death camp was liberated in 1944, the duo shared their experiences of the visit with fellow students, in a bid to ensure such atrocities are never forgotten.
Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trials, 1955-1966
He was facing charges of aiding in the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children at a Nazi death camp.
Summary: Berlin: German authorities arrested a 93-year-old alleged former guard at the Nazi death camp .
Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old US man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp.