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1

Outline the significance of Auschwitz [4 points]

Established in 1940 with 728 polish prisoners
870,000 jews murdererd (most)
Many slave labourers survived
On liberation the camps machinery was intact

2

What was stage one of the concentration camps?

1933-36

3

What was stage two of the concentration camps?

1936-39

4

What was stage three of the concentration camps?

1939-41

5

What was stage four of the concentration camps?

The war 1939-45

6

Outline stage one of the concentration camps [4 points]

•focus on political opposition
•200,000 arrests
•170 detention homes in berlin
•Dachau, what will be used as the model camp

7

Outline stage two of the concentration camps [4 points]

•campaign against asocials
•expansion of the camp system - more built
•introduction of widespread markings on prisoner uniforms
•jews come into picture

8

Outline stage three of the concentration camps

•stepping up with repression of the enemy within
•subjugation of conquered peoples
•slave labour sysyem

9

Outline stage four of the concentration camps [3 points]

•occupation of poland - 3millions jews
•invasion of ussr - 4 million jews
• ss given control of jewish question in 1939, no plans to exterminate before 1941