Auschwitz Research

By Tyler Palmer

Auschwitz 1

Auschwitz was opened in 1940. It was the largest Nazi death camp. More than 1 million people were killed in Auschwitz. Any who was allowed to work made munitions those deemed unfit were killed. Rudolf Hoss was the leader of Auschwitz. The daily life of prisoners in Auschwitz included slave labor and unfair trials resulting in death sentences.
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Picture of the chimneys

Birkenau

Birkenau was a prisoner of war camp designed for soviet prisoners. It was also the reception area for Auschwitz. The daily life of prisoners included being woken for roll call, and being beaten if you made your bed wrong. Like Auschwitz one it's ruled over by Rudolf Hoss.