Dachau Subcamps

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Dachau Subcamps. The number of prisoners incarcerated in dachau during these years exceeded 188,000. An estimated 32,000 people were freed from the main camp when the 42nd and 45th infantry divisions of the 20th armored division of the u.s.

World War II Liberation Photography — United States Holocaust Memorial
World War II Liberation Photography — United States Holocaust Memorial

In the summer and fall of 1944, to increase war production, satellite camps under the administration of dachau were established near armaments factories throughout southern germany. Map, dachau and subcamps © iwm eph 2293 fullscreen 1/2 description physical description map stuck on board and framed with black adhesive fabric tape. When american forces liberated the camp, more than 67,000 people were registered in dachau’s central camp and several satellite subcamps in the region.

World War II Liberation Photography — United States Holocaust Memorial

The 42nd and 45th infantry divisions and the 20th armored division of the us army liberate approximately 32,000 prisoners at dachau. The number of prisoners incarcerated in dachau during these years exceeded 188,000. As the 14th advanced into southern germany, it uncovered several subcamps of the dachau concentration camp. The allied forces found out about the existence of dachau after the discovery of this.

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