Death Camps

by: David Guimont


There were over 20,000 concentration camps and prisons to hold the Nazi's millions of prisoners. They were used for labor, weigh-stations, and killing. There were only 6 death camps that were used for mass killings. These camps were Chelmno, Belzec, Treblinka, Sobibor, Aushwitz-Birkenau and Majdanek. The first concentration camp opened in 1933 and they lasted till 1945.
Auschwitz Survivors Tell Their Stories

Auschwitz Survivors Tell Their Stories

This video shows a couple of Jewish people who were in the death camp Auschwitz. They told their stories. They were talking about how the German soldiers told them they came here to die. If the made it one day, considering it a blessing and if they made it two days consider it a miracle. The prisoners talked about how they shaved their heads, stuffed them in barracks and over-packed them.