Dauchau Concentration Camp

Medical Experiments

Interesting Facts

  • Dachau alone had more than 30 large subcamps in which over 30,000 prisoners worked almost exclusively on armaments.

  • All other camps were modeled after Dachau's organization and cruelty.

  • Dachau was called the school of violence.

Summary

  • The camp is located about 10 miles northwest of Munich in southern Germany it Was started in March 20, 1933.On April 29,1945 American troops closed the camp and saved the survivors.All other camps were modeled after Dachau's organization and cruelty. The number of children killed during the Holocaust is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of children who died will never be known. Estimates range as high as 1.5 million murdered children.