Research Paper On Auschwitz Concentration Camp

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More than 1.1 million prisoners died in the Auschwitz concentration camp. That’s nearly 700,000 more people dead than deaths caused by guns yearly. There were many punishments for the prisoners. The punishment of the Auschwitz prisoners had been so cruel and the living conditions were unbelievable. There were many different types of ethnicities in this concentration camp. Life for these prisoners at the Auschwitz concentration camp had been incredibly scary and horrific.

There were many different categories of prisoners. You had the Jews, Poles, Gypsies, Soviet POWS, Jehovah 's witness, and other ethnic groups. Out of the 16,710 prisoners that had been there, 1,055 were Jews. The main goal for the germans was to get rid of all Poles.
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