Buchenwald Research Paper

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Buchenwald On 1937, Buchenwald concentration camp was established on the Ettersberg near Weimar, Germany. The camp was constructed in a wooden area on the Northern slopes. Women were not part of the camp system until year 1941. Most of the early inmates at the Buchenwald camp were political prisoners. The German SS and police sent about 10,000 Jews to Buchenwald where they were subjected to cruel treatment. On year 1941, Buchenwald held a majority of 500 to 1,000 female prisoners. They arrived in 1944 to 1945. When Buchenwald concentration camp was evacuated they sent males to other camps. Many prisoners had died from that year of 1945. When females arrived, they had to train them over seers at the camp. Jews and prisoners were not the only groups within the…show more content…
U.S forces entered Buchenwald. Soldiers from the 6th armored division part of the third army. It was found more than 21,000 people in the camp. The SS murdered at least 56,000 male prisoners in the Buchenwald camp system. The Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles educates people about Genocide with the exhibits like Anne Frank. One of the more well-known victims of the Holocaust is Anne. She was a Jew who lived a secret life. Her story is very interesting for many of us because it tells a lot about her and her family surviving in the Secret Annex before it had happened. Her story from the diary helped a lot about how they had to live secretly which was a lot difficult for her and the family. In the final days of the camp 's existence, resistance members who held key past in the internal administration sabotaged SS orders for evacuation. As a result, the Nazis failed to complete the evacuation. On April 11, most of the SS men had fled from the camp. In Buchenwald, with four thousand Jews among them. 1947, thirty one members of the Buchenwald camp staff were tried for their crimes by an American
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