Auschwitz concentration camp

This, the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp, was established in June 1940. It was joined in 1941 by Auschwitz II (Birkenau) and in 1942 by Auschwitz III (Monowitz). Between 2.1 and 2.5 million died in the seven gas chambers of the complex.

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Founding date:
May 1940
Dissolution date:
Liberated by:
Location: Oświęcim, Poland
Alternate Name(s):
Auschwitz I

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