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Some Important Information

Natzweiler was built in 1941.

It was one of the smaller concentration camps holding only 1,500 prisoners.

The prisoners worked in granite quarries nearby.

The gas chambers were built in 1943 and were used in order to study the effects of various poisonous gases.

Prisoners were also the subjects of experiments involving typhus and yellow fever.

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Aerial view of Natzweiler concentration camp.