Imagine waiting for death your every waking moment and bring treated like an animal during the holocaust. Auschwitz was one of the most famous concentration camps that ever existed. When Hitler rose to power in 1933 world war 2 started where Germany went to war against the world. over 6 million people died during the war but the most notesable people that died were the Jewish people.
The nazis party saw the jewish people as disease that needed to be eliminated so they created concentration camps. The first traces of concentration camps was in the eighteenth century in poland
While the most well known examples of concentration camps are those used by the Nazi party they were also used in wars in south africa during the beginning twentieth century.
While the jews were kept at these camps there were subjected to extreme punishment by the guards all the time. They also could tortured or killed for no reason.
They were also the vitims of horrific experiments like pressure chamber tests, and subjection to various infectious diseases just to prove there ideology about the jewish people.
"Concentration Camps." Gale Student Resources in Context, Gale, 2016. Student Resources in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ2181500261/SUIC?u=j015915&xid=f6c0822e. Accessed 5 Apr. 2017.
"Auschwitz." Gale Student Resources in Context, Gale, 2016. Student Resources in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ2181500254/SUIC?u=j015915&xid=285fdeb4. Accessed 5 Apr. 2017.