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'''Buchenwald''' was a concentration camp established in 1937 in [[Thuringia]] in eastern [[Germany]] to incarcerate opponents of the [[Nazi]] regime; it was liberated by the [[United States]] Army on 12 April 1945. It is estimated that around 56,000 inmates of teh camp perished under Nazi rule. Between 1945 and 1950 Buchenwald was run as a prison camp for opponebnts of the Soviet regime in [[East Germany]].
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'''Buchenwald''' was a [[Nazi]] [[concentration camp]] established in 1937 in Thuringia in eastern [[Germany]] to incarcerate [[Judaism|Jews]], political prisoners, [[homosexual]]s, and [[Jehovah's Witnesses]]. It was liberated by the [[United States]] Army on 12 April 1945. Although Buchenwald was not an extermination camp, it is estimated that around 56,000 inmates of the camp perished. Between 1945 and 1950 Buchenwald was run as a prison camp for opponents of the [[Soviet]] regime in [[East Germany]].
  
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[[Category:National Socialist Concentration Camps]]

Latest revision as of 12:22, 10 October 2018

Buchenwald was a Nazi concentration camp established in 1937 in Thuringia in eastern Germany to incarcerate Jews, political prisoners, homosexuals, and Jehovah's Witnesses. It was liberated by the United States Army on 12 April 1945. Although Buchenwald was not an extermination camp, it is estimated that around 56,000 inmates of the camp perished. Between 1945 and 1950 Buchenwald was run as a prison camp for opponents of the Soviet regime in East Germany.