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concentration camps

Centers for the detention of political and other opponents, first set up by the British in South Africa during the Boer War 1899–1902. German camps were established in Nazi Germany first in 1933 at Dachau and Oranienburg to use Jews, other ethnic minorities, and political or religious opponents as forced labor. Later camps, such as Auschwitz and Belsen, were just extermination centers claiming millions of lives.
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