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Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest of Nazi Germany's concentration camps and extermination camps, operational during World War II from 1940-1945. An estimated 1.1 million people, primarily Jews, died in Auschwitz, primarily in its gas-chamber system.

Auschwitz in The Hot War[]

Fayvl Tabakman was a survivor of Auschwitz. Compared to it, he found Camp Nowhere to be luxurious.

Auschwitz in The Man With the Iron Heart[]

The reality of camps such as Auschwitz were still difficult to grasp for many among the Allied troops occupying Germany after World War II.

A survivor of Auschwitz, Shmuel Birnbaum, had helped build the Alpine headquarters of Reinhard Heydrich. In 1947, Birnbaum led American forces to Heydrich.

Auschwitz in Worldwar[]

The Race shut down Auschwitz and liberated all its inmates in 1942, shortly after they arrived on Earth and overran Poland.

In 1962 the Race's scientist Ttomalss spoke with Auschwitz's former commandant Rudolf Höss in Nuremberg. When Ttomalss asked him how could he do what he did, Höss replied that he was simply obeying his superiors' orders.[1]

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  1. Second Contact, pg. 275.