Explain the biggest misconception about Nazi concentration camps?

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  • 1 month ago

    the biggest misconceptions are the ones promulgated by the nazis themselves -- that the camps were housing criminals (yes there were a few, but most were either political opponents or non germans slave laborers.

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  • 1 month ago

    There was Nothing good in this

    the Holocaust Usually refers to Nazi Germany where Hitler had 6 million Jews and 9 million other Civilians murdered in death camps

    Here are 22 Known Death camps please try and Prove anyone was Not Or prove they never existed

    there were 25,000 camps in the Reich Transit camps Labor camps Prison camp and death camps

     Operation Reinhard Transit Camps: They Were Death Camps | Holocaust Denial on Trial

    Dont challenge me I have put up the Challenge you prove them wrong or never existed if you cant then shut up dont Challenge me to prove anything

    No Death camps No Cholera or Typhus and 15 Million civilians would not have died

    1.Auschwitz–Birkenau,Poland 2.5 Million including 1.2 Million Jews

    Dr. Johann Kremer witnessing the gassing of victims at Birkenau

    2.Bełżec, Poland 600,000 Jews

    2.Bergen-Belsen, Nazi Germany 50,000 on Liberation day there was 13,000 corpses Not burried

    4.Chełmno, Nazi Germany 180,000

    5.Dachau, Nazi Germany 43,000 died

    6.Gross-Rosen, Poland 40,000

    7,Koldichevo, Belarus 22,000

    8.Majdanek, Poland 60,000

    9.Mauthausen, Austria 90,000

    10.Natzweiler/Struthof, France 20,000

    11.Neuengam, Nazi Germany 55,000

    12.Plaszow, Poland 80,000 most in the gas chambers of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

    13.Sobibor, Poland 250,000, the majority being Jews.

    14.Stutthof, Danzig 65.000

    15.Theresienstadt, Czech Republic

    16.Treblinka, Poland 1,000,000 Jews Murdered here

    17.Sajmiste in Serbia, 23,000

    18. Logor Jasenovac in Serbia, 800.000

    19.Maly Trostenets in the USSR, 206,000

    20.Janowska, in Ukraine 40,000

    21.Gornija Rijeka

    22.Jasenovac was Croatia’s largest death camp. And the worst in WW2 they Murdered some 700,000 serbs and the Bodies were thrown in the River

    Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Jasenovac were retrofitted with Zyklon-B gas chambers and crematoria buildings as the time went on, remaining operational until war's end in 1945

    these were all the Camps in Croatia

    Jadovno concentration camp

    Jasenovac concentration camp

    Sisak children's concentration camp

    Stara Gradiška concentration camp

    Lobor concentration camp

    Sajmiste concentration camp was run by the Germans

    Tenja concentration camp

    These sites were used to test the best way of exterminating People and Zyclon B was chosen as the best all from their own Mouths and Documentation and those that refuse to believe need Psychiatric help or are Closet Nazis it was called Operation Reinhard the designer of the Final solution

    Bełżec 600,000 deaths

    Sobibór 250,000 deaths

    Treblinka 900,000 deaths

    Lublin/Majdanek 130,000 deaths all from the German? Nazi records

    Poles 3 million +

    Yugoslavians 1.5 million +

    Gypsies 200,000 – 500,000

    Mentally/Physically Disabled70,000- 250,000

    Homosexuals Tens of thousands

    Spanish Republicans Tens of thousands

    Jehovah's Witnesses 2,500 – 5,000

    Boy and Girl Scouts, Clergy, Communists, Czechs, Deportees, Greeks, Political Prisoners, Other POWs, Resistance Fighters, Serbs, Socialists, Trade Unionists, Others Unknown

    The six million figure used in the Jewish death toll is an estimate for total lives lost. These Jewish lives were taken by a number of groups, not just Nazis. The six million figure includes Jewish lives lost in other countries as well, not just Germany, and by the various modes of killing, not just camp deaths. Ukrainian deaths were due to Russian and Nazi perpetrators alike, some killed on "acquired" German soil, others killed on Russian soil, some killed outright, others  worked or starved to death.

    The total Murdered By the Nazis in WW2 was 15 Million including the 6 million Jews

    The Nazi Euthanasia Centre at Bernburg operated from 21 November 1940 to 30 July 1943 in a separate wing of the State Sanatorium and Mental Hospital Bernburg on the River Saale  It was one of several euthanasia centres run by the Nazis under their official "Euthanasia Programme", later referred to after the war as Action T4. A total of 9,384 sick and handicapped people from 33 welfare institutions and nursing homes as well as around 5,000 prisoners from six concentration camps were killed here in a gas chamber using carbon monoxide gas.

    Each extermination camp operated differently, yet each had designs for quick and efficient industrialized killing. While Höss was away on an official journey in late August 1941 his deputy, Karl Fritzsch, tested out an idea. At Auschwitz clothes infested with lice were treated with crystallised prussic acid.

     The crystals were made to order by the IG Farben Dupont chemicals company for which the brand name was Zyklon-B. Once released from their container, Zyklon-B crystals in the air released a lethal cyanide gas. Fritzch tried out the effect of Zyklon B on Soviet POWs, who were locked up in cells in the basement of the bunker for this experiment. Höss on his return was briefed and impressed with the results and this became the camp strategy for extermination as it was also to be at Majdanek.

    Besides gassing, the camp guards continued killing prisoners via mass shooting, starvation, torture

    The first period of operation in Belzec and Sobibor lasted about three months, in Treblinka five weeks. After this initial phase, those holding key positions in Operation Reinhard decided to introduce "improvements" into the camps so as to increase their extermination capacity. This decision was brought on by Himmler's order of July 19, 1942 that all the Jews in the General Government, with a few exceptions, were to be eradicated by the end of that year.

    The main problem was finding a way to speed up the extermination procedure, i.e., increasing the absorption capacity of the gas chambers.

    Belzec was the first camp in which large gas chambers were built. The old wooden structure containing the three gas chambers was demolished, and on the same spot a larger, strong building was erected, which was 24 m. Iong and 10 m. wide. It contained six gas chambers. Statements differ as to their size; they fluctuate between 4 x 4 m. and 4 x 8 m. The new gas chambers were completed in mid July. (StA Munich 1, AZ: 22 Js 68/61, pp. 2602, 2613.)

    No Death camps No Cholera or Typhus

      victims of Nazism included Slavs . Russians, Belarusians, Poles, Ukrainians and Serbs, Romanis (gypsies), French, Belgians, Dutch, Greeks, Italians  LGBT people, lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender  the mentally or physically Handicap  Soviet POWs, Roman Catholics, Race defilers Protestants, Orthodox Christians, Jehovah's Witnesses, Muslims, Spanish Republicans, Freemasons, people of colour Afro-German Mischlinge, called   leftists, communists, trade unionists, capitalists, social democrats, socialists, anarchists, and every other minority or dissident not considered Aryan (Herrenvolk,

     as well as those who disagreed with the Nazi regime and Jews wiki gives 6 million Jews and 11 million of the Others I have listed

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    When the horrors became public what happened in the Nazi death/work camps, German people said they didn't know.

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  • Tina
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    1 month ago

    Dave (aka 'nonpartisan')

    Why do you keep repeating this stuff.

    You have been told - I don't know how many times - that the figure published in the NY Times was *not* a body count. It was an estimate based on the size of the Jewish population in Europe in 1945 compared with the pre-war population.

    So the Auschwitz figures would have made no difference at all.

    You are, with the figure 4 million, referring to the Auschwitz plaque put up by the Russians - it never referred to 4 million Jews but to 4 million *people* killed in Auschwitz - again you know this.

    You also know that "the Zionists" did not declare war on Germany in 1933. You base this on a headline in the notoriously unreliable 'Daily Express' - which doesn't actually mention Zionists - it says "Judea declares war on Germany"

    Here's one of theExpress's more recent headlines:

    "End of the world: 'Jesus Christ soon to return' as Bible expert reveals signs in the skies"

    And you say:

    "Between Britain and the Zionist (the Jewish so-called "leaders" who claimed to champion everything Jewish), both had the finances (and supposedly, the reason) to move each and every Jew out of Germany - both had worked to establish a homeland for the Jews in Palestine, yet neither would lift a finger to help them."

    Where do any Zionists 'claim to champion everything Jewish'?

    When and how did Britain "work to establish a homeland for the Jews in Palestine"?

    The Zionists did help to move Jews out of Germany - you yourself mention the Haavara Agreement.


    "But after Kristallnacht, the British government agreed that some Jewish children under the age of 17 could temporarily come to Britain to safety.Over the coming nine months, thousands were rescued."


    And you end with this:

    "It was as if...both wanted to see the Jews become martyrs, to justify their declarations of war against Germany (Zionists - 1933, Britain - 1939)."

    The Zionists did not - could not - declare war on Germany in 1933

    (see above)

    The UK told Hitler that if he invaded Poland they would declare war on Germany

    He did invade. They did declare war. They never claimed that Hitler's treatment of the Jews was their reason for making the declaration or pursuing the war.

    So, no, it wasn't as if...

    Just in case anyone misses the comments below Dave has appeared to tell me I am talking 'drivel' and it's not worth his time to address it.

    He also says, of the 1945 article which mentions 6 million Jews:

    " - I'm sorry, but if you saw the word "estimate" where I didn't, please point it out."

    It's here:

    The headline to the article in the NY Times was:"6,000,000 JEWS DEAD; Jacob Lestchinsky Estimates Reduction in Europe Since '39"


    I think you'll find I am not the one talking 'drivel.'

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    • Tina
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      toll - not 'estimated effects' of anything.
      And you have been told repeatedly that the estimated death toll was based on those figures. I don't understand what your problem is.

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  • 1 month ago

    Homicidal gas chambers, mass exterminations, the idea that Britain and their own Zionist leaders cared about them.

    A New York Times ran a story on January 8th, 1945 that had a headline reading "6 million Jews Dead". The interesting thing is, Auschwitz wasn't liberated by the Soviets until January 25, 1945 - 17 days AFTER the story ran in the Times.

    How did the author of that story know there would be 6 million Jews dead if 4 million (1.1 million today - revised) wouldn't be found for another 17 days? Where is he getting his body count?

    Most of the deaths in the camps were the result of disease epidemics - this fact is seldom mentioned by the "6 million exterminated" agenda. Between Britain and the Zionist (the Jewish so-called "leaders" who claimed to champion everything Jewish), both had the finances (and supposedly, the reason) to move each and every Jew out of Germany - both had worked to establish a homeland for the Jews in Palestine, yet neither would lift a finger to help them.

    It was as if...both wanted to see the Jews become martyrs, to justify their declarations of war against Germany (Zionists - 1933, Britain - 1939).

  • 1 month ago

    That people were gassed, complete myth.

    Source(s): /s
  • Jeff
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    The anyone working in the camps or living in the nearby towns was unaware of what was happening in them.

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  • Speed
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    That Jews, gypsies, and gay people lived happily there until they were released in good health.

    • Tina
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      Or as Dave (currently nonpartisan) has said "the Nazis tried to care for them..."

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