The death camps were created by the Nazi regime to eliminate people they felt were inferior to the Aryan race. first camp was created in 1933 when Dachau was built. Jews and Gypsies were the main people sent to the camps. Also Serbs, Russian prisoners of war, Poles, communists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals were sent to the camps.
Process of extermination
The camps were sometimes different in method but all were designed to kill as many people as possible.
Once the people were dead, they were put in the crematorium where they were burned. Their ashes were buried or scattered
Carbon Monoxide gas- Carbon Monoxide poisons by entering the lungs from the nose and replacing oxygen from the bloodstream. Altering the normal supply of oxygen puts at risk the functions of the heart, brain and other vital body parts.
Treblinka was between the Polish towns Siedlce and Malkinia.
Auschwitz-Birkenau the most notorious of all the extermination centers. It was located 37 miles from the town of Auschwitz. There were a total of 1,208,000 people murdered at Auschwitz. Only 198,000 survived.