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THE FIGURES QUOTED BELOW ARE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS.  THE ICRC’s SPECIAL OFFICE IN AROLSEN KEEPS TRACK OF ALL OFFICIALLY DOCUMENTED
DEATHS IN GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS OF THE THIRD REICH. THIS SUMMARY FROM JAN.  1, 1993 DOCUMENTS 296,081 DEATHS.

ONLY THOSE FIGURES PROVIDED BY THE ICRC CAN BE REGARDED AS CERTAIN.  IN PARTICULAR, THE AUSCHWITZ FIGURES ARE FROM THEIR OWN DEATH BOOKS, RELEASED TO THE ICRC BY THE RUSSIANS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL IN 1989.

FINALLY, THESE ARE DEATHS FROM ALL RACES;  NOT JUST JEWISH DEATHS.  MANY DIED OF TYPHOID AND CHOLERA DUE TO ALLIED BOMBINGS OF GERMAN SUPPLY ROUTES NEAR THE WAR’s END.

TOTAL : 296,081

AUSCHWITZ : 60,056
BERGEN-BELSEN : 6,853
BUCHENWALD : 20,687
DACHAU : 18,456
FLOSSENBURG : 18,334
GROSS-ROSEN : 10,951
MAJDANEK : 8,831
MAUTHAUSEN : 78,859
MITTELBAU : 7,468
NATZWEILER : 4,431
NEUENGAMME : 5,785
RAVENSBRUCK : 3,639
SACHSSENHAUSEN : 5,014
STUTTHOF : 12,634
THERESIENSTADT : 29,375
OTHER CAMPS : 4,704