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Oswiecim, Poland

Auschwitz is in Poland, about 37 miles west of Krakow. It was in German-occupied Poland from 1939-1945. Auschwitz is the German name for the town.

The concentration camp and extermination camp were established by the Nazis outside the town of Oswiecim. The Auschwitz group of camps was a vast complex, with 3 camps on the main site and a further 45 sub-camps.

Poland Approx. 50N 19E

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