As survivors prepare to visit on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of auschwitz, here is a brief history of auschwitz concentration camp world war. The concentration and extermination camp auschwitz (also called auschwitz-birkenau) was the largest to be set up by nazi germany it was located near the industrial town of oswiecim in southern poland in a portion of the country that was annexed by germany at the beginning of world war ii.
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