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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum encyclopedia of camps and ghettos, 1933–1945. Volume I. Early camps, youth camps, and concentration camps and subcamps under the SS-Business Administration Main Office (WVHA). Part B

Library Component

Call NumberREF 940.5317 E56 v. 1, pt. B
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Dates[2009]; ©2009
Statement of Responsibilitygeneral editor, Geoffrey P. Megargee ; volume editor, Geoffrey P. Megargee.
Creators & ContributorsMegargee, Geoffrey P. (editor)
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (contributor)
Summary"[Volume I] contains entries on 110 early camps, 23 main SS concentration camps (including Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Dachau), 898 subcamps, 39 SS construction brigade camps, and three so-called youth protection camps. Introductory essays provide broader context, while citations and source narratives offer the basis for additional research." —United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
ContentsSection II. Camps and subcamps under the SS-Inspectorate of Concentration Camps/Business Administration Main Office [Continued from Volume I. Part A]
  • Krakau-Plaszow Main Camp
  • Lublin Main Camp (aka Majdanek)
  • Mauthausen Main Camp
  • Mauthausen Subcamp System
  • Mittelbau Main Camp (aka Dora)
  • Mittelbau Subcamp System
  • Natzweiler-Struthof Main Camp (aka Natzweiler, Struthof)
  • Natzweiler Subcamp System
  • Gruppe "Wüste" Complex
  • Neuengamme Main Camp
  • Neuengamme Subcamp System
  • Ravensbrück Main Camp
  • Ravensbrück Subcamp System
  • Riga-Kaiserwald Main Camp (aka Mežaparks)
  • Sachsenhausen Main Camp
  • Sachsenhausen Subcamp System
  • SS-Baubrigaden and SS-Eisenbahnbrigaden
  • Stutthof Main Camp
  • Stutthof Subcamp System
  • Vaivara Main Camp
  • Warschau Main Camp
  • Wewelsburg Main Camp (aka Niederhagen)
Section III. Youth camps
  • Introduction to youth camps
Physical Description xx, 863–1659 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Carrier Typevolume
  • National Jewish Book Award (Holocaust category), 2009
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
RecognitionGifted in 2010 by David Zacks: "In their memory"