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The first Nazi Concentration Camps opened in March 1933 (at Dachau and Oranienburg) - long before the start of the Holocaust. Initially, they were mainly for opponents (real and imaginary) of the regime On the whole, Jews were not sent to camps simply for being Jewish till 1938 after the Kristallnact.

The first Nazi Extermination Camp to open was Chelmno, where the first routine mass gassings began on 8 December 1941. There had been some earlier, 'experimental' gassings ... Mass open-air shootings (many on a vast scale) had started in June 1941.

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