Auschwitz II-Birkenau

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Primary Extermination by Zyklon-B
Kommandants of Auschwitz II – Birkenau:
Rudolf Höß [ May 4th, 1940 – November 1943 ]
Arthur Liebehenschel [ December 1943 – May 1944 ]
Rudolf Höß [ May 8th, 1944 – January 1945 ]
Estimated Deaths: 1,100,000
Notable Inmates:
Adolf Burger, Anne Frank, Otto Frank, Viktor Frankl, Imre Kertész, Maximilian Kolbe, Primo Levi, Irène Némirovsky, Witold Pilecki, Edith Stein, Simone Veil, Rudolf Vrba, Elie Wiesel, Fritz Löhner-Beda, Else Ury, Éva Heyman, Rutka Laskier, Rywka Lipszyc
Infamous Perpetrators:
Josef Mengele (Schutzstaffel Physician), Rudolf Höß (Kommandant of Auschwitz II-Birkenau), Josef Kramer (Deputy to Höß),

 

General Information

 Auschwitz II-Birkenau is located in the city of Oświęcim, Poland. Historians estimate that the total killed at Auschwitz II-Birkenau is 1,100,000.

Sources

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