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Overall about six million Jews were killed in the Holocaust. About half of the victims were killed in extermination camps and concentration camps, and the other half in mass open air shootings 'in the field' and by starvation in ghettos.

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How many jews were killed at the concentration camps?

Historians believe there was about 6 million Jews that died during the holocaust in the camps

How many concentration camps and death camps were there for the jews?

There were about 1,500 concentration camps and they were not just for Jews.

How many Jews were murdered in the concentration camps?

About 4.5 million of those who died in the Holocaust were killed in the camps.

What killed Jews in the Holocaust?

Hitler killed Jews, Nazis killed them, there were torture devices, and concentration camps. Many more things too.

What were prison camps in the holocaust?

Jews were sent to concentration camps to be tourtured and killed. Many were worked brutally until death.

How many Jews were killed in the Netherlands?

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Where was the place when the 6 million Jews were killed?

The entirety of Europe. About half were killed in Poland, where many concentration camps were located.

Where were the Jews killed?

Typically in any pogrom or genocide against the Jews, the Jews were killed in close proximity to where they lived, usually in the same town. The Holocaust was relatively unique in that Jews were first confined to ghettos and then shipped across the empire to concentration camps, labor camps, and death camps. Most of the outright-killing and gassing occurred at the death camps. However, abuse from guards, starvation, and disease killed many in the ghettos, concentration camps, and the labor camps.

What types of concentration camps did Jews go to?

Jews were generally sent to extermination camps. Many were killed on arrival, others were worked to death. Very few survived.

What was the percentage of Jews in the concentration camps?

In addition to the many Jews who were in the Nazi concentration camps, there were also many millions of non-Jews: Mainly Poles and Catholics.

How many other civilians were killed in concentration camps?

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How many Jews were killed in Germany between 1933 and 1939?

Not many Jews were killed between this time period in Germany. Is wasn't until 1939 that 300,000 Jews were arrested and sent to concentration camps.

How many Jews were killed in the camps overall?

# Killed in open air shootings - about 1.3 million # Died of general privation (for example, in ghettos) - 800,000 # Killed in extermination camps and concentration camps - 3.6-3.7 million

How many Jews were sent to concentration camps as a result of the Kristallnacht?

About 30,000 German Jews were sent to concentration camps in the aftermath of Kristallnacht.

Why are concentration camps so significant to history?

the main tragedy people are aware of in the holocaust, many jews were killed in them

How many Jews were sent to concentration camps?

About 4-4.5 million Jews were sent to different concentration camps in World War 2. Most were gassed or shot soon after arrival. A further 1.5 million Jews were killed in other ways in the Holocaust.

By the end of kristallnacht how many Jews were in concentration camps?

During the Kristallnacht and the days that followed about 30,000 German Jews were sent to concentration camps.

What was it like to be in World War 2?

It was very hard and many Jews were put into Concentration Camps by Nazis and many people were killed.

Did Jews know about the concentration camps?

Your question is unclear. As a many Jews were in the camps it is safe to assume that they knew of them.

Were there 5 million non Jewish victims in the Holocaust?

There are known to have been six million Jewish victims. Millions of these have been documented and recorded. In addition, five million non-Jews were also killed in the concentration camps.Jews were not the only ones sent to concentration camps and later killed. 'Aryan' or not, homosexuals, Polish citizens, Jehovah's Witnesses, Gypsies, and many resisters were killed as well.

Who and how many were killed in the holocaust?

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Words to describe the Holocaust?

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How were Jewish shop owners treated in nazi Germany?

The Jews had their shops boycotted, then destroyed and they were put in concentration camps and many were killed.

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