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KZ Buchenwald #2

Buchenwald concentration camp was a Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (the Etter Mountain) near the Etterburg (the Etter Keep) located near Weimar, Thuringia, Germany, in July 1937. The prisoners were used as slave labour in local armament factories.

Between July 1937 and April 1945, approximately 250 000 people were incarcerated in Buchenwald by the Nazi regime. The number of deaths is estimated at 56 000.

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Taken on May 21, 2006