Sachsenhausen Camp Inmates go to Auschwitz to Serve as Kapos Hot

Around 100 political, criminal, and asocial inmates of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp are shipped to Auschwitz to serve in various administrative functions such as Kapos.

It was normal for the Nazis to choose regular criminals imprisoned in concentration camps to work as privileged supervisors over other inmates.

The Kapos will be essential to maintaining control over large prison populations. They are, individually and as a group, guilty of large-scale atrocities against their fellow inmates.

Only two Kapos will ever be prosecuted for their actions.

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Sachsenhausen concentration camp and death march

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