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KZ-Auschwitz - Concentration Camp (main-camp)
Poland

KZ-Auschwitz (Stammlager):

Das Stammlager Auschwitz I gehörte neben dem Vernichtungslager KZ Auschwitz II–Birkenau und dem KZ Auschwitz III–Monowitz zum Lagerkomplex Auschwitz und war eines der großen deutschen Konzentrationslager. Es befand sich zwischen Mai 1940 und Januar 1945 nach der Besetzung Polens im annektierten polnischen Gebiet des nun deutsch benannten Landkreises Bielitz am südwestlichen Rand der ebenfalls umbenannten Kleinstadt Auschwitz (poln: Oświęcim).

Teile des Lagers sind heute staatliches polnisches Museum bzw. Gedenkstätte. Seit dem 27. Juni 2007 trägt der größte Teil des ehemaligen KZ Auschwitz in der Liste des UNESCO-Weltkulturerbes insgesamt die offizielle Bezeichnung „Auschwitz-Birkenau – deutsches nationalsozialistisches Konzentrations- und Vernichtungslager“. Die SS-interne Abkürzung in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus lautete K. L. Auschwitz (KL = Konzentrationslager). Die Nummerierung der Teillager wurde vor allem in der Nachkriegszeit zur eindeutigen Unterscheidung der drei verschiedenen Teile des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz verwendet. Zeitweise waren sie verwaltungsintern die Kürzel für die drei Stammlager.

Quelle: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/KZ_Auschwitz_I_(Stammlager)

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