The IRC's first and only visit to the concentration camps during WW-II was made on 23 July 1944. This was to Theresienstadt, the model ghetto that was established for just such a purpose. Germany only allowed this visit nine months after the IRC had requested it and that gave them plenty of time to stage the show. The IRC issued a "favorable" report on this visit, and though it was protested, it stood. No follow up was made and the vast majority of these prisoners were transported to Auschwitz.
That was a visit by the Danish Red Cross, not the IRC. At the time Denmark was under Nazi occupation ...
None. The Nazi concentration camps ceased to function (as Nazi concentration camps) with the defeat of Nazi Germany in May, 1945.
Nazi prison camps were called concentration camps.
The Nazis provided no access for the Red Cross to the concentration camps, and neither they did not acknowledge the hideous atrocities of the concentration camps to their own country or to the outside world. The Geneva Convention of the 1930's allowed for inspection of Prisoner-of-War camps, but the concentration camps were constrained by no such existing legality.
The Nazi concentration camps started in March 1933. At that time they were mainly for political opponents, not for Jews.Dachau , one of the first Nazi concentration camps, opened in March 1933
Originally, the Nazi concentration camps were used mainly for political oponents of the Nazis.
There werent American CIVILIANS killed in Nazi Concentration camps. Civillians implies that they were not serving. There were American men in the army who were killed in Nazi Concentration camps, but no civilians.
About 25,000 worked in the Concentration Camps.
Concentration camps: 1933-1945. Extermination camps: 1941-1945.
A few ____ The Nazi camps ceased to function as concentration camps.
Nazi camps opperated through the whole Nazi era, 1933-1945. Other concentration camps have existed for far longer.
The Allies (including Britain) stopped the Nazi concentration camps and the Holocaust by invading and defeating Nazi Germany.
Yes. Part of the point of Nazi concentration camps, especially from about 1938 on, was to provide slave labour.
if you mean in the Soviet concentration camps, then poorly; they lost millions of soldiers in the camps.
The key distinction was between extermination camps and labour camps ("ordinary" concentration camps).
The Allies liberated many Nazi and Axis concentration camps in World War Two.The prisoners of war were sent to concentration camps.
The camps were mainly in Germany and in Nazi-occupied Poland.
The extermination camps were top secret.
In World War 1 (1914-18) there were no concentration camps. For the Nazi concentration camps, see the related question.
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