History Of The Concentration Camps In Pictures


Prisoners line up for roll call at the Oranienburg concentration camp, 1933. Oranienburg was one of the earliest camps; it held the Nazis’ political opponents from the Berlin region, mostly members of the Communist Party and social-democrats, as well as a number of homosexual men. The camp was closed in 1934 and subsequently replaced in the area by Sachsenhausen concentration camp in 1936.