Initially prisoners were petty criminals, people deemed anti-social or trespassers of the new race laws. Later on resistance fighters, political prisoners and innocent hostages were detained as well. Another section was used as a transit camp for Jews being sent to death camps such as Auschwitz. (20 September 1940)
There are 3307 births, 3791 deaths, 1097 murders, 487 disasters and 1940 other events about 5617 people in 6222 places until today.
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