Oswiecim Brzezinka Concentration Camp , Konzentriatonslager Auschwitz Birkenau , ...
Stockphoto ID: 2789666
File name: oswiecimbrzezinka1.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Poland
Description: Oswiecim Brzezinka concentration camp , Konzentriatonslager Auschwitz Birkenau , the Holocaust , Auschwitz is the German name for Oœwiêcim , the town the camps were located in and around ; it was renamed by the Germans after they invaded Poland in September 1939 . Birkenau , the German translation of Brzezinka ( birch tree ) , refers to a small Polish village nearby that was mostly destroyed by the Germans to make way for the camp