By Ann Byers
The Nazis arrange focus and dying camps so as to isolate, torture, and homicide thousands of guys, ladies, and youngsters. In AUSCHWITZ, BERGEN-BELSEN, TREBLINKA: THE HOLOCAUST CAMPS, writer Ann Byers information the approach of camps in Europe throughout the Holocaust. Byers recounts the frightening stipulations suffered by way of camp inmates in addition to their struggles for all times and desire in a global long gone mad. The continues to be of many camps nonetheless stand this day to function a chilling reminder of the Holocaust. This booklet is constructed from THE HOLOCAUST CAMPS to permit republication of the unique textual content into booklet, paperback, and alternate variations.
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But the prosecutor learned that the bullet had entered Hausmann from a distance of less than twelve inches. The number of violent deaths began to mount and the inconsistencies between official explanations and the coroner’s findings continued. The chief public prosecutor filed criminal charges against individual camp guards, the camp doctor, and camp officials. He began an investigation and elicited Himmler’s promise of full cooperation. But Himmler’s authority, as a high-ranking Nazi, was above the law.
Concentration camp inmates manufactured dynamite to be used on their countrymen, assembled bombs that could destroy their homes, and sewed uniforms for their captors. In addition to building the weapons of war, concentration camp inmates constructed or restored the facilities that enabled the soldiers to continue to fight. Laborers from camps in eastern Poland drained the marshes along the Russian front and built fortifications there. Other workers repaired bridges, airfields, roads, and railroad tracks that had been bombed.
It occupied over one hundred acres on a flat, treeless expanse of land on the edge of the city of Lublin, Poland. When the “resettled” Jews of the ghettos were shipped to their deaths, the “usable” ones were sent to Majdanek, where their labor could contribute to the German economy for a short time. At the end of 1942, gas chambers were in use in Majdanek, but executions took place on a much larger scale when new chambers were installed in April 1943.
Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka. The Holocaust Camps by Ann Byers