Auschwitz was a camp for holding Jews .Nazis never liked Jews matter of fact they never considered them much as " people ".. More like bugs that had to be exterminated .. They wanted them all to be gone.
Who was in charge of the camp ?
Rudolf Hoss was a SS officer in charge of the camp. The camp was basically just ran by any SS officer.
What was Auschwitz?
Auschwitz was a Nazi concentration/death camp for Jews in southern Poland during World War II , Nazis killed over 1.1 million Jews,Poles,And Soviet Soldiers while in Auschwitz .. When Jews were at Auschwitz they didn't know what was happening .. They didn't know what to expect in this camp. They were helpless.. They felt worthless .. They didn't know what to do ..all they could do was wait for their fate.
Where was Auschwitz located ?
Auschwitz was located in Auschwitz ,Nazi Germany.
When did all this start happening ?
Everything started to change on May of 1940 and ended in Janurary of 1945.. It started happening when the Germans ordered all Jews to come outside and on a train.
Why did this happen?
Nazis targeted the Jews because according to the Nazis the "Arayan Race" was the best and strongest race.Jews were just an inferior race to the Germans, they were not even considered people more like animals.Many wanted to commit suicide to end the pain and torture .. And some tried to escape ..but it was no use.
The end ...
Once envy thing came to a end in 1945 , over 6 million Jews were killed ..and a lucky number of 4 million survived ..