New Study Reveals 42,500 Nazi Sites Operated Across Europe

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A comprehensive new study has revealed that the Nazis operated no fewer than 42,500 sites across Europe as part of their killing machine, leaving Holocaust historians shocked yet again by the scale of the revelations...

 

"The figure is so staggering that even fellow Holocaust scholars had to make sure they had heard it correctly when the lead researchers previewed their findings at an academic forum in late January at the German Historical Institute in Washington," The New York Times reported on Saturday...

The data shows that 30,000 sites functioned as forced labor camps, 1,150 were ghettos, 980 were concentration camps, 1,000 were prisoner-of-war camps, 500 sites functioned as brothels "where women were coerced into having sex with German military personnel," and several other sites were centers where pregnant women were forced to have abortions or their babies were killed after birth.

While the Auschwitz concentration and death camp and the Warsaw Ghetto are particularly infamous symbols of the Holocaust, they and other large sites represent only a fraction of the Nazi's network of destruction...


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