Auschwitz: Polish Prisons

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Auschwitz was first constructed to hold Polish Prisoners, which started in May 1940. Later trains delivered Jews to the camp’s Gas Chambers from all over Germany, they were killed with pesticide Zyklon B, Many of the people not killed in the gas chambers were killed by, starvation, forced labor, infectious diseases, individual executions, and medical experiments. Around 1.1 million prisoners died in Auschwitz and about 90% of the prisoners were Jews, the other percent was Poles, Romani, Sinti, Soviet Prisoners of war, Jehovah’s witnesses,and many other of unknown people. One Hundred Forty-Four prisoners were known to have escaped Auschwitz successfully. On January 1945 Soviet Union's showed up at Auschwitz and most of the population was evacuated
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