Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

More than one million people died in the WWII Nazi death camp located in present-day Poland.

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Keywords

Auschwitz, Birkenau, concentration camp, extermination camp, holocaust, genocide, gas chamber, Hitler, Jewish, Gypsy, crematorium, SS, war crime, Himmler, deportation, Arbeit macht frei, barrack, Oświęcim, captive, camp, execution, prisoner of war, National Socialist, Höß, Hoess, Liebehenschel, Baer, Mengele, barbed wire, death, history, Germany, Poland

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Questions

  • In which present-day country was the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp situated?
  • When did the construction of the Auschwitz camp complex start?
  • What is NOT true for the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex?
  • How many people died in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp?
  • Which group was not represented in large numbers among the prisoners?
  • Which army liberated the camp in 1945?
  • Where did the mass killings take place?
  • What is the name of the facility where corpses were burnt?
  • Which group suffered the largest number of victims?
  • How were prisoners usually transported to Auschwitz?
  • Who was the German industrialist who saved more than 1,000 Jews?
  • What was the original profession of Josef Mengele, the 'Angel of Death'?
  • What does the German expression 'Endlösung' mean?
  • Where were Jews gathered by the Nazis before being transported to the concentration camps?
  • Where were there NO concentration camps during World War II?
  • Where were NO concentration camps during World War II?
  • Which expression means 'discrimination against Jews'?
  • What does the word 'Holocaust' mean?
  • What is the name of the buildings where prisoners lived in the camps?
  • Is it true that children carried off the concentration camps could stay with their parents?
  • Is it true that disabled people carried off to the camps were killed right away?
  • What was the symbol that Jews had to wear in public to mark them out?
  • How many victims did the Jewish Holocaust have approximately?
  • What was the gate of the Auschwitz extermination camp called?
  • Is it true that all belongings of the deported were confiscated?

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