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Berga: Soldiers of Another War
Stories of Berga What Would You Do? Timeline & Maps Berga and Beyond War Crimes
Intro Prisoners of War Civillian Prisoners
Civilian Prisoners
Intro The Civilian Camp System Extermination Camps Labor Camps Transit Camps The Berga Camp
The Civilian Camp System Chart on number of murdered at Auschwitz: 70,000-75,000 Catholic Poles; 21,000 Roma; 15,000 Soviet POWs; at least 1,100,000 Jews
Barbed wire
Shortly after coming to power in 1933, the Nazis began developing a system of detention centers in which they could imprison their political and racial enemies.
Extermination Camps Labor Camps
Oven Prisoners working
The words above, "Work Makes Freedom," hung above the entrance to Nazi labor camps.
Six camps were designed specifically for the mass murder of Jews.
The Berga Camp
Transist Camps Prisoner
Berga was a satellite of the Buchenwald concentration camp system.
View of a camp
Some prisoners were held before going to labor and death camps.
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