concentration camp

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Synonyms for concentration camp

a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)


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a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions

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On 15th April 1945, the then 25-year-old Leonard Berney (now 95 years old) was one of the officers of the advance party detailed to take over Belsen Concentration Camp from the Germans and one of the first of the liberators to go through its gates.
The cemetery forms part of the infamous Theresienstadt concentration camp in which thousands of people died, including a high number of children.
There were thousands of Nazi concentration camps and sub-camps during the Holocaust.
In a statement, the prosecutor's office in VICTIMS J Prisoners Budapest said: "Laszlo Csatary deliberately provided help to the unlawful executions and torture committed against Jews deported to concentration camps.
It was the largest of the German concentration camps, designated by Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler, Germany's Minister of the Interior, as the place of the "final solution of the Jewish question in Europe".
Now 81, she still bears a number tattooed on her left arm when she arrived at a Nazi concentration camp, and the gathering was told about her experiences.
Auschwitz I was primarily a concentration camp which consisted of around 15,000 to 20,000 prisoners.
Shanghai Remembered: Growing Up in a Japanese Concentration Camp" is the memoir of one of the survivors of a Japanese concentration camp, James G.
I WAS deeply impressed with the article by your reporter Sam Wood reflecting on his visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland with 200 schoolchildren from the North East (The Journal, January 27).
In this article, the author refers to two Canadians who were captured and held in "a Polish concentration camp.
But around three years later the acre-long compound was re-designated a concentration camp, and in the two-year period that followed an estimated 50,000 prisoners died at the site.
The un cultural watchdog updated its name for the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland yesterday to reflect its German Nazi role.
The real story line kicks in an hour too late, as Renier's jealous brother inadvertently gets his sibling tossed into a concentration camp, It's here that the movie tries to shed light on a tragically underrepresented aspect of the Holocaust.
It took me two years working night and day to build,'' the Museum Man said about his homemade concentration camp, with soldiers looking down from towers at 600 Stars of David lined up in rows and surrounded by barbed wire.
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