What physical pain did Jews expierience when they were sent to belzec extermination camps?
this is a question in poor taste, if you can imagine how a person can feel physical pain, then you have an answer.
The six Nazi extermination camps were: Auschwitz-Birkenau Sobibor Treblinka Majdanek Chelmno Belzec
By the end of 1942 Belzec, an extremely efficient extermination camp, had served its purpose and was closed down shortly afterwards. Other extermination camps closed down include Sobibor and Treblinka - though after revolts and mass breakouts in these cases. They was no prisoner revolt or breakout at Belzec.
There wasn't necessarily a "worst" but some such as Treblinka, Sobibor and Belzec were strictly extermination camps, where everyone was murdered, there were no survivors.
Chelmno (Kulmhof) The Birkenau section of Auschwitz Treblinka Majdanek Sobibor Belzec
The extermination camps were: 1. Chelmno (Kulmhof) 2. The Birkenau section of Auschwitz 3. Treblinka 4. Majdanek (part only) 5. Sobibor 6. Belzec Note that many slave labour camps were in effect death camps.
All six of the major extermination (death) camps were in Poland. Auschwitz-Birkenau, Chelmno, Belzec, Treblinka, Majdanek, and Sobibor.
There were 100s of concentration camps. See related link for list of most of them. To give an example of 3 concentration camps Auschwitz extermination camp in Poland Dachau concentration in Germany Belzec extermination camp in Poland
Gases used in extermination camps 1. Zyklon B (hydrocyanic acid) - used at Auschwitz II and Majdanek 2. Carbon monoxide - used at the other extermination camps (Chelmno, Treblinka, Sobibor, Belzec and others).
Generally, historians accept six extermination camps: Auschwitz II (Auschwitz-Birkenau) Chelmno Belzec Majdanek Sobibor Treblinka
Nearly all the German extermination camps were in Poland. Some of the most significant death camps were located at Auschwitz, Chelmno, Sobibor, Belzec, and Treblinka. The primary purpose of these death camps was the extermination of Jews and others. There were also other, "ordinary" concentration camps, such as Dachau, Buchenwald, Neuengamme.
Some of the concentration camps were converted into extermination camps with gas chambers in 1942. This was a massive change both in the manner of executions and their expediency. ____ Four of the extermination camps - Chelmno, Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka II were newly established. Auschwitz was greatly expanded. At ordinary concentration camps there was little change.
There were six extermination (or 'death') camps in the Holocaust which were located at: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor, Treblinka. That is the 'accepted list', but the role of Majdanek is not clear and there was also an extermination camp at Maly Trostinets near Minsk.
Chelmno and Belzec came into operation as an extermination camp a few months before Auschwitz II.
Concentration camps : Mauthausen ; Theresienstad ; Dachau ; Natzweiler ; Flossenburg ; Sachsenhausen ; Gross-Rosen ; Buchenwald ; Vught ; Ravensbruck ; Bergen-Belsen. Extermination camps : Stutthof ; Chelmno ; Treblinka ; Sobibor ; Maidanek ; Belzec ; Auschwitz-Birkenau.
There were many concentration camps all over Europe, but most were concentrated in Poland, Germany and around Yugoslavia. The six extermination camps were all located in Poland, those being Chelmno, Treblinka, Sobibor, Auschwitz, Maidanek and Belzec.
The following extermination camps were destroyed by the Nazis: Belzec (grassed over to look like farmland) Chelmno Maly Trostinets Sobibor Treblinka (grassed over to look like farmland)
The sole purpose of the extermination camps was to kill Jews and gypsies, usually by gassing, except for a small number who were selected to help with the extermination process itself. At these camps nearly all new arrivals were gassed as soon as practical: Belzec Chelmno Sobibor Treblinka II There are very few survivors from these camps (two each from Belzec and Chelmno, about 50 from Sobibor and about 40 from Trelinka II). The Auschwitz… Read More
Death and Extermination Camps were Self Purposed Camps which were mainly intended to kill a lot of people, Camps like Treblinka, Sobibor and Belzec were Camps which had a sole purpose of kill as much people as possible but also the most efficient. These camps had a average death rate f at least 15,000 People a month. Auschwitz was the exception; it operated as both a death camp and a concentration camp. Also with its… Read More
There were extermination camps like Auschwitz II, Treblinka, Belzec, Sobibor, etc There were your 'collection camps' or transit camps, like Westerbork. There were 'ordinary' concetration camps: these were graded according to severity, with Grade I as the least unpleasant and Grade III the toughest. For example, Dachau was a Grade I camp, Buchenwald was Grade II, while the Mauthausen group and Auschwitz III were Grade III camps. (The extermination camps were completely off this scale)… Read More
The Holocaust was organized in such a way that there were usually relatively few prisoners in death camps (in the strict sense, that is, extermination camps). At some camps - especially, Treblinka, Belzec, Sobibor and Chelmno - the idea was to gas most new prisoners soon after arrival and dispose of their corpses quickly. The 'transports' were timetabled in such a way as to avoid flooding the camps was with new arrivals. In practice, things… Read More
Belzec was a Nazi extermination camp for Jews and 'gypsies'. Its location is on the eastern edge of modern Poland. Its was not a labour camp: its sole function was to kill, usually by poisoning with carbon monoxide. The Hoefle Telegramme gives a total of 434,508 Jews killed at Belzec by the end of 1942 and an unspecified number of 'gypsies'. Of all the Nazi extermination camps, Belzec seems to have been the most efficient… Read More
Based on how many died there, I would say six. 1.Auschwitz II 2.Majdanek 3 Sobibor 4. Treblinka 5.Belzec 6. Chelmno
Like all extermination camps it was small as nearly all prisoners were killed as soon as possible after arrival. The only exceptions were those selected to help the Nazis sort the belongings of the victims and to dispose of the corpses. Belzec was almost square and measured approximately 275m by 275m except on one side. 275 x 275 sq. metres is about 18.7 acres.
Nazi concentration camps were areas which were used to incarcerate political prisoners and opponents of the Nazis. Later on these were also used for Jews, homosexuals, gypsies and the mentally ill, amongst others. The Nazis got the idea for concentration camps from the British who used it during the second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. It should be noted that a distinction should be drawn between concentration camps and extermination camps. With concentration camps detainees… Read More
It's common to draw a distinction between 'ordinary' concentration camps like Dachau and Buchenwald, and extermination camps. The latter existed only for the purpose of killing. They are: Auschwitz II (Birkenau section) Belzec Chelmno Majdanek (part only) Sobibor Treblinka II In addition, there were transit camps and various 'specialized' camps.
The purpose of the extermination camps was to speed up the Holocaust - and also to keep it secret. Extermination ('death') camps, in the sense of killing centres, were set up from late 1941 onwards in order to implement the Holocaust of the Jews and Romanies/Sinti ('gypsies'). The following are generally listed as extermination camps: Auschwitz II (Part of the Birkenau section). Belzec (not to be confused with Bergen-Belsen). Chelmno. Majdanek (part only. This camp… Read More
concentration camps are prisons in a sense where as extermination camps are like death row u will certainly die in a extermination camp.
The death toll was highest at the extermination camps: * Auschwitz (group) - at least 1.1 million * Trelinka - 850,000 + * Belzec - 434,508 Jews plus an unknown number of gypsies The camp with the highest death rate (that is smallest number of known survivors) was Belzec, with only two (!) known survivors. Treblinka, with only about 120 survivors would rank next.
The extermination camps were run by the SS.
The six major concentration/extermination camps in Poland were: #1. Auschwitz-Birkenau Deaths-1,400,000 #2. Treblinka Deaths-870,000 #3. Belzec Deaths-600,000 #4. Lublin/ Majdanek Deaths-360,000 #5. Chelmno Deaths-320,000 #6. Sobibor Deaths-250,000 These camps are in order and Auschwitz-Birkenau was the only camp to kill more than one-million civilians.
Yes. Concentration camps were labor camps. The exceptions were the extermination camps (Auschwitz II - extermination section only), Belzec - not to be confused with Bergen-Belsen, Chelmno, Sobibor, Majdanek (part only), Treblinka II, Maly Trostinets (near Minsk, Belarus): these aimed to kill newly arrived Jews within 12-48 hours of arrival. In addition, there were also labor camps mainly for foreign workers kdinapped from areas like Poland, Belarus and Ukraine. Conditions were harsh (sometimes very harsh)… Read More
There is an 'established' list of six extermination camps, but there were at least two other, smaller, extermination camps. Please see the related question.
The first Nazi concentration camps were greatly expanded in Germany after the Reichstag fire in 1933, and were intended to hold political prisoners and opponents of the regime. They grew rapidly through the 1930s as political opponents and many other groups of people were incarcerated without trial or judicial process. The term was borrowed from the British concentration camps of the Second Anglo-Boer War. Holocaust scholars draw a distinction between concentration camps (described in this… Read More
No, death camps did not hold people, they just killed them. ____ Ordinary concentration camps were essentially punishment and forced labour camps. Extermination camps were intended purely as 'killing facilities': the aim was to kill new arrivals as soon as practical, usually within hours. As stated above, they did not 'hold people'. The extermination camps were: Auschwitz II (Birkenau - part only. The rest was a very harsh concentration camp). Belzec Chelmno Majdanek - (part… Read More
He never went to any extermination camps.
The extermination (death) camps, that is camps which existed solely for killing people (in most cases by gassing) were as follows: Chelmno Auschwitz II (much of the Birkenau section); the other sections of Auschwitz were very harsh concentration camps, where the prisoners were worked to death on insufficient food. Treblinka II (Treblinka I was an older, harsh concentration camp) Majdanek (one section only; the other part was a very harsh concentration camp. It appears that… Read More
Large numbers were gassed only at the extermination camps, which were all located in Poland. They were: Treblinka Auschwitz-Birkenau Majdanek Chelmno Belzec Sobibor Note that Chelmno used gassing vans and did not have fixed gas chambers. Some camps, such as Stutthof, had small gas chambers for killing prisoners who had become unfit for work.
The extermination camps were run by the SS, with the help of Ukrainians, Latvians and others.
Nazi extermination camps (sometimes also called death camps) were facilities that the Nazis used to kill the Jews and Roma (gypsies). Unlike other concentration camps, the sole purpose of these camps was to kill. They were the Final Solution. After removing citizenship and property, extracting the last energy or value they could provide, the raw material no longer had any value to the Nazi state, was too costly to maintain and required disposition. The extermination… Read More
These were the death camps; of Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka, also Majdanek.
The Nazis deported Jews to extermination camps by cattle cars.
The extermination camps were in Poland: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor, and Treblinka. The major concentration camps were mainly in Germany, although Stutthof was in Poland. The Major camps in Germany were Buchenwald, Flossenburg, Nathausen, Neuengamme, Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen. Altogether there were roughly 15,000 camps in Nazi-occupied Europe. Please see the following link for a source of information about the lesser-known Nazi camps.
Labour camps: concentration camps where interned inmates had to do hard physical labour under inhumane conditions and cruel treatment. Some of these camps were sub-camps of bigger camps, or "operational camps", established for a temporary need. Transit and collection camps: camps where inmates were collected and routed to main camps, or temporarily held (Durchgangslager or Dulag). POW camps: concentration camps where prisoners of war were held after capture. These POW's endured torture and liquidation on… Read More
No one was deported from extermination camps, it was very much the 'last stop'. People were deported to extermination camps; initially from the ghettos, then from concentration camps, then from their homes.
There were two main types of camps created by the Nazis during the Holocaust, namely concentration camps and extermination camps. The term for concentration camps was borrowed from the British concentration camps during the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. The concentration camps were placed where the enemies of the Nazis were enslaved, starved, tortured and killed. People in the concentration camps were put to work in harsh conditions. This included Jews, Soviet prisoners of… Read More
The categories of concentration camps were as follows: * I - for example, Dachau * II - for example, Buchenwald * III - for example, Auschwitz I (original main camp) Obviously, the death toll at all the major camps was very high. Death camps in the sense of extermination camps were off the scale. These camps were: * Auschwitz II (Birkenau) * Belzec (not to be confused with Bergen-Belsen) * Chelmno * Sobibor * Treblinka… Read More
Concentration camps were used for forced prison labor, while extermination camps were built to kill all prisoners.
No other concentration camp at the time, before or after the war has never meet to the complex of Auschwitz. Auschwitz was the size of 4,000 acres of land. This included the 3 main camps and 48 sub camps. During the war, the only camps that was very worse were Treblinka, Sobibor, Bergen Belsen, Belzec, Chelmno and Ebensee. Overall, there were few extermination camps like Auschwitz but no way as complex.
The extermination camps had large gas chambers for mass killings. These camps were: Auschwitz II Belzec Majdanek (used as a 'back-up' facility when other killing centres couldn't cope with the numbers) Sobibor Treblinka II Chemlno used specially constructed vans instead of fixed gas chambers. Some other camps had small gas chambers, such as Stutthof.
What is the percentage of how many people died in each of the main concentration camps during the Holocaust?
95 % --- Please see the list in the link. It gives the numbers (not the percentages) in the final column. There were huge variations. In the extermination camps the percentage was well above 95%, and in ordinary concentration camps it was much lower. For example, at Belzec - an extermination camp - 434,508 Jews and an unknown number of gypsies was slaughtered, and there are only two (!) known to have survived. At Dachau… Read More