Dachau concentration camp

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Dachau
Concentration camp
KZDachau1945.jpg
American truips guardin the main entrance tae Dachau juist efter liberation, 1945
Dachau concentration camp is locatit in Germany
Dachau concentration camp
Location o Dachau in Upper Bavarie
Coordinates48°16′12″N 11°28′06″E / 48.2699°N 11.4683°E / 48.2699; 11.4683Coordinates: 48°16′12″N 11°28′06″E / 48.2699°N 11.4683°E / 48.2699; 11.4683
LocationUpper Bavarie, Soothren Germany
Operatit biGerman Schutzstaffel (SS),
U.S. Airmy (as internment camp efter Warld War II)
Oreeginal uisePoleetical prison
Operational1933–1945
InmatesPoles, Roushies, Ukrainians, French, Yugoslavs, Czechs, Germans, Austricks, Hungarians, Italians, Jews, Homosexuals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Communists, Gypsies[1]
Nummer o inmatesower 188,000 (estimatit)[2]
Killed31,951 (reportit)
Liberatit biUnitit States, 29 Aprile 1945
WabsteidDachau Concentration Camp Memorial Steid

Dachau concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager (KZ) Dachau, IPA: [ˈdaxaʊ]) wis the first o the Nazi concentration camps opened in Germany, intendit tae hauld poleetical prisoners.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Dachau – 7th Army Official Report, May 1945". TankDestroyer.net. Mey 1945. Archived frae the original on 30 Januar 2016. Retrieved 30 Januar 2016.
  2. "Holocaust Encyclopedia – Dachau". United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC. Retrieved 30 Januar 2016.