Star Camp Research Paper

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Star Camp was the largest of the five satellite camps, containing eighteen barracks. It held Jewish inmates that were appointed for exchange. These prisoners did not wear the usual concentration camp garbs but instead were allowed to wear their own clothes. However, they were forced to wear a yellow Star of David, which gave that camp the name of star camp. Male and female genders lived in separate barracks, however family members were allowed to meet. Most of the inmates in this camp were Jewish people that were from the Netherlands. In the period from January to September 1944, eight different transports from the Westerbork transit camp in the Netherlands arrived in Bergen- Belsen. These transports were made up of 3,670 people who were all
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