The Home of Death

Auschwitz and Birkenau By: Mickela Kayea

The Main Camp: Auschwitz 1

Auschwitz is one of the most known concentration camps during the Holocaust. This camp was a death camp, tormenting and torturing the victims for amusement, then later killing them in various ways. Auschwitz is known for the most deaths at 2.1-2 million Jews and 200,000 others.

Auschwitz II: Birkenau

The Last Stop: Birkenau

Birkenau was the largest concentration/death camp in Nazi history. This camp was to house and kill Jews and other people of different religion. Making them work to death, torture them to death, or to just plainly kill them in any way. Around 1.5 million Jews were killed in this camp along with 300,000 other religions.