Auschwitz: The Greatest Death Camp In The Holocaust

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“Today, the word Auschwitz has become synonymous with terror, genocide, and The Holocaust.” (Auschwitz- Birkenau: History and Review). Auschwitz was the biggest and most disastrous camp in the Holocaust. The jews, and many other racial groups were sent to these concentration camps just for simply not being good enough for Hitler. Auschwitz had three death camps, and at each of them it was just as brutal as it sounds. Death had taken over these camps, and if these prisoners were not killed they just had the life taken out of them. As the holocaust got worse ,so did the camps and Auschwitz had the highest death toll leading it to be the biggest and most horrific camp.
Auschwitz was first built in on the German-Polish border and was serving as a concentration camp. It was just used to hold political prisoners but soon that changed. As time went on it ended up becoming the biggest death camp in the holocaust. Hitler made it this way in order to achieve his Final Solution. He wanted to exterminate all the
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“It is estimated that the SS and police deported at least 1.3 million people to the Auschwitz complex between 1940 and 1945. Of these, the camp authorities murdered approximately 1.1 million,” (Auschwitz 2). Innocent people died because of one leader who wanted them all gone. Auschwitz had the biggest contribution with the Final Solution. The jews were experimented on, killed, starved, worked to death, or a sick as can be. No one was thought to be human in this death camp. The working conditions, living conditions and executions were disgusting and tragic. It is sad that the only way someone could survive in the camp was if they did not freeze to death and could play an instrument. The doctor who was supposed to help experimented on children and killed them just to dissect them, ALso the man who sent innocents to gas chambers. The Holocaust was one of the worst times in history and Auschwitz represents the genocide of the

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