The concentration camps of the Holocaust are where some of the most horrific events occurred. Fold3 has created a page for every major camp. Each page includes a background of the camp, a map, timeline of events, and an account of some of the events.
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- Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland
The most famous and largest of all Nazi camps because of its size and the large number of lives lost within the walls of this death camp.
- Belzec, Poland
First extermination Camp, only 2 people were known to have survived.
- Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Anne Frank and her sister Margot died here.
- Buchenwald, Germany
This large camp held many political prisoners including writers, doctors, former nobility.
- Chelmno, Poland
First extermination camp opened to kill Jews of the Lodz Ghetto
- Dachau, Germany
First camp opened in Germany for prominent academic, political, religious, & royal prisoners. Search Dachau Registers
- Flossenburg, Germany
Housed surviving members of the Valkyrie conspiracy and Simone Michel Levy—French resistance worker. Search Registers
- Gross-Rosen, Poland
In 1944 had 11% of the total inmates in all concentration camps.
- Janowska, Ukraine
The Janowska concentration camp began as a factory on Janowska Street in Lvov, Poland.
- Kaiserwald, Latvia
This camp held all Jewish prisoners in Latvia.
- Majdanek, Poland
Located near Lublin—a large city.
- Mauthausen, Austria
Used as a camp for the intelligentsia prisoners who were killed through hard labor. Search Registers
- Mittelbau-Dora, Germany
Provided workers for the V-2 rocket factory.
- Natzweiler-Struthof, France
Only camp on French soil, writer Boris Pahor interned here.
- Neuengamme, Germany
Camp prisoners were used as forced laborers in several industries including a renovation of the brickworks.
- Plaszow, Germany
Commanded by Amon Goth, particularly sadistic SS commandant.
- Ravensbruck, Germany
Largest Female Concentration Camp, Survivor: Corrie ten Boom.
- Sachsenhausen, Germany
Held prominent political prisoners including Joseph Stalin's oldest son.
- Sobibor, Poland
Extermination camp where only a few Jews survived.
- Stutthof, Poland
Last camp liberated by Soviets.
- Theresienstadt, Czech Republic
Used by Nazis as propaganda to make others believe that concentration camps were humane.
- Treblinka, Poland
Secret extermination camp used in Operation Reinhardt.
- Westerbork, Netherlands
Transit camp for sending Italian and Dutch Jews east to killing centers.