Concentration camp Treblinka

Introduction

Inhoudsopgave

Regarding the Holocaust, Auschwitz immediately comes to mind. It is the best known Nazi extermination camp. It is often forgotten though that Auschwitz was not the only extermination camp, in addition there were Camp Sobibor, Belzec and Treblinka. This article is about the last camp. It was an element of Aktion Reinhard and perhaps the most efficient extermination camp. Over a period of 18 months, approximately 800,000 people were killed here.

Definitielijst

Holocaust
Term for the destruction of European Jewry by the Nazis. Holokauston is the Greek term for a completely burnt sacrifice.
Nazi
Abbreviation of a national socialist.

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Translated by:
Arnold Palthe
Article by:
Gerd Van der Auwera
Published on:
04-11-2017
Last edit on:
22-11-2017
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