Camp System

Some articles on camp system, camp, camps, system:

The Gulag Archipelago
... GULAG) is a book by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn about the Soviet forced labour camp system ... own experiences as a prisoner in a gulag labor camp ... or "Chief Administration of Corrective Labour Camps", the bureaucratic name of the governing board of the Soviet labour camp system, and by metonymy, the camp system itself ...
The Gulag Archipelago - Structure and Factual Basis
... At one level, the Gulag Archipelago traces the history of the system of forced labour camps that existed in the Soviet Union from 1918 to 1956, starting with V.I ... shortly after the October Revolution establishing the legal and practical framework for a series of camps where political prisoners and ordinary criminals would be ... in the USSR for a long time, it was a break with the most atrocious practices of the Gulag system Solzhenitsyn was aware, however, that the outlines of the system had survived and could be revived and ...
SS Officers - SS Units and Branches - Concentration Camps
... The SS is closely associated with Nazi Germany's concentration camp system ... After 1934, the running of Germany's concentration camps was placed under the total authority of the SS and an SS formation known as the SS-TotenkopfverbÀnde (SS-TV), under the command of Theodor ... was first organized as several battalions, each based at one of Germany's major concentration camps, the oldest of which was at Dachau ...

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