Buchenwald concentration camp

Established in July 1937 near the city of Weimar for prisoners from central Germany, who were put to work making bricks at a nearby clay pit. Around 9000 were normally housed there, but the population reached around 48,000 by April 1945.

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Founding date:
July 1937
Dissolution date:
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Location: Weimar, Germany

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