Were there Spaniards in concentration camps?

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Were there Spaniards in concentration camps?

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Q. What were the 3 biggest concentration camps?

The major camps were in German-occupied Poland and included Auschwitz, Belzec, Chelmno, Majdanek, Sobibor, and Treblinka. At its peak, the Auschwitz complex, the most notorious of the sites, housed 100,000 persons at its death camp (Auschwitz II, or Birkenau).

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Plot. Based on the true story of Spanish Civil War veteran Francisco Boix, a prisoner at Nazi Mauthausen concentration camp, who preserved and hid photographs of the conditions at camp. Boix and his fellow prisoners risked their lives to save negatives and evidence of the atrocities committed at Mauthausen.

Q. Are there any concentration camps near Vienna?

Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Upper Austria was one of the largest labor camp complexes in the Third Reich. Between 1938 and 1945 about 200,000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned in Mauthausen. About half of them lost their lives.

Q. Who was the real photographer of Mauthausen?

Francesc Boix Campo

Q. Is the photographer of Mauthausen All subtitles?

Parents need to know that The Photographer of Mauthausen (El Fotógrafo de Mauthausen), with English subtitles, tells the story of the real-life Francesc Boix, a Spanish concentration camp prisoner who was able to thwart his Nazi persecutors and bring evidence of their crimes to light.

Following the German defeat of France in spring 1940, Nazi authorities conscripted Spanish Republicans for forced labor and deported more than 30,000 to Germany, where about half of them ended up in concentration camps. Some 7,000 of these became prisoners in Mauthausen; more than half of them died in the camp.

Q. Did Spain fight in ww2?

During World War II, the Spanish State under Francisco Franco espoused neutrality as its official wartime policy. The meeting went nowhere, but Franco did help the Axis — whose members Italy and Germany had supported him during the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) — in various ways. …

Q. Did Spain have concentration camps in Cuba?

In 1896, General Weyler of Spain implemented the first wave of the Spanish “Reconcentracion Policy” that sent thousands of Cubans into concentration camps. Under Weyler’s policy, the rural population had eight days to move into designated camps located in fortified towns; any person who failed to obey was shot.

Q. Did France have concentration camps?

French authorities interned thousands of Jews under deplorable conditions in French-administered detention camps—Gurs, Saint-Cyprien, Rivesaltes, Le Vernet, and Les Milles—where at least 3,000 individuals died during the war years.

Q. Were there concentration camps in Algeria?

In Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and French West Africa, French collaborationist Vichy authorities established a network of different types of camps: penal camps, labor camps, and internment camps.

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