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Neuengamme Concentration Camp was established by the Third Reich in December, 1938. It was located in Hamburg, on a tributary of the Elbe River in northern Germany.
In the spring of 1942, Neuengamme concentratiuon Camp had its own crematorium and the systematic killing of those unable to work began. Medical experiments were also conducted on Jewish prisoners. The death register at Neuengamme Concentration Camp shows approximately 40,000 deaths occurred within the camp.
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