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List of Nazi concentration camps

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Nazi concentration camps
Buchenwald Hinzert SS 34561.jpg
SS men and barracks at Hinzert
Female prisoners at Birkenau.jpg
Jewish women selected for work at Auschwitz II-Birkenau
View of Flossenbürg after liberation

According to the Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, there were 23 main concentration camps (German: Stammlager), of which most had a system of satellite camps.[1] Including the satellite camps, the total number of Nazi concentration camps that existed at one point in time is at least a thousand, although these did not all exist at the same time.[2]

List of camps

Early camps

Main camps

See also


  1. ^ Volume 1, table of contents
  2. ^ Karin Orth in Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945, p. 195, fn 49

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