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All camps were technically concentration camps, generally the extermination camps were called 'death camps'.

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Q: Why did they called it concentration camps instead of death camps?
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What were death camps in Germany called?

Concentration camps :)

What were Holocaust concentration?

There were concentration camps in the Holocaust. The concentration camps were basically work/death camps.

Were Jews sent to death camps or concentration camps?

Most were sent to extermination (death) camps, but some were sent to concentration camps.

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What is the proper name for death camps?

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Why were the Jews in the concentration camps not the death camps?

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Who formed the concentration camps?

Adolf Hitler formed many concentration camps throughout Europe. Also called Death Camps. Hitler was accompanied by his fellow Nazis. He was dictator.

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Concentration Camps. Oshowitz was The Death Camp... ____ "Oshowitz" is presumably a novel misspelling of Auschwitz.

What are the death camps in the Holocaust?

the death camps during the Holocaust were actually called concentration camps, its purpose was to prison all the minorities that the Nazis were trying to get rid of, such as the Jews.

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What is the difference between concentration camps and extermintion camps?

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Were all Nazi concentration camps death camps?

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What the Nazis do to all the Jews in Concentration Camps?

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it was when they died

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