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List of Concentration Camps to Search:
Camp
Function
Location
Est.
Evacuated
Liberated
Est. No. Murdered
AuschwitzConcentration/
Extermination
Oswiecim, Poland (near Krakow)May 26, 1940Jan. 18, 1945Jan. 27, 1945
by Soviets
1,100,000
BelzecExterminationBelzec, PolandMarch 17, 1942Liquidated by Nazis
December 1942
600,000
Bergen-BelsenDetention;
Concentration (After 3/44)
near Hanover, GermanyApril 1943April 15, 1945 by British35,000
BuchenwaldConcentrationBuchenwald, Germany (near Weimar)July 16, 1937April 6, 1945April 11, 1945
Self-Liberated; April 11, 1945
by Americans
ChelmnoExterminationChelmno, PolandDec. 7, 1941;
June 23, 1944
Closed March 1943 (but reopened);
Liquidated by Nazis
July 1944
320,000
DachauConcentrationDachau, Germany (near Munich)March 22, 1933April 26, 1945April 29, 1945
by Americans
32,000
Dora/MittelbauSub-camp of Buchenwald;
Concentration (After 10/44)
near Nordhausen, GermanyAug. 27, 1943April 1, 1945April 9, 1945 by Americans
DrancyAssembly/
Detention
Drancy, France (suburb of Paris)August 1941Aug. 17, 1944
by Allied Forces
FlossenbürgConcentrationFlossenbürg, Germany (near Nuremberg)May 3, 1938April 20, 1945April 23, 1945 by Americans
Gross-RosenSub-camp of Sachsenhausen;
Concentration (After 5/41)
near Wroclaw, PolandAugust 1940Feb. 13, 1945May 8, 1945 by Soviets40,000
JanowskaConcentration/
Extermination
L'viv, UkraineSept. 1941Liquidated by Nazis
November 1943
Kaiserwald/
Riga
Concentration (After 3/43)Meza-Park, Latvia (near Riga)1942July 1944
KoldichevoConcentrationBaranovichi, BelarusSummer 194222,000
MajdanekConcentration/
Extermination
Lublin, PolandFeb. 16, 1943July 1944July 22, 1944
by Soviets
360,000
MauthausenConcentrationMauthausen, Austria (near Linz)Aug. 8, 1938May 5, 1945
by Americans
120,000
Natzweiler/
Struthof
ConcentrationNatzweiler, France (near Strasbourg)May 1, 1941Sept. 194412,000
NeuengammeSub-camp of Sachsenhausen;
Concentration (After 6/40)
Hamburg, GermanyDec. 13, 1938April 29, 1945May 1945
by British
56,000
PlaszowConcentration (After 1/44)Krakow, PolandOct. 1942Summer 1944Jan. 15, 1945 by Soviets8,000
RavensbrückConcentrationnear Berlin, GermanyMay 15, 1939April 23, 1945April 30, 1945
by Soviets
SachsenhausenConcentrationBerlin, GermanyJuly 1936March 1945April 27, 1945
by Soviets
SeredConcentrationSered, Slovakia (near Bratislava)1941/42April 1, 1945
by Soviets
SobiborExterminationSobibor, Poland (near Lublin)March 1942Revolt on October 14, 1943; Liquidated by Nazis October 1943Summer 1944
by Soviets
250,000
StutthofConcentration (After 1/42)near Danzig, PolandSept. 2, 1939Jan. 25, 1945May 9, 1945
by Soviets
65,000
TheresienstadtConcentrationTerezin, Czech Republic (near Prague)Nov. 24, 1941Handed over to Red Cross May 3, 1945May 8, 1945
by Soviets
33,000
TreblinkaExterminationTreblinka, Poland (near Warsaw)July 23, 1942Revolt on April 2, 1943; Liquidated by Nazis April 1943
VaivaraConcentration/
Transit
EstoniaSept. 1943Closed June 28, 1944
WesterborkTransitWesterbork, NetherlandsOct. 1939April 12, 1945 camp handed over to Kurt Schlesinger