The British Camps
Though it reached its horrific heights at Auschwitz and Buchenwald, the British, not the Nazis, pioneered the concentration camp.

Webb, Simon
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/05/uk-concentration-camps-wwii-poland-internment-prisoners

Publisher:  Jacobin
Date Written:  08/05/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20703

Today, the expression "concentration camp" evokes the horrors of Nazi Germany, conjuring up black-and-white images of Auschwitz and Belsen. But Germans were neither the first nation to make use of concentration camps nor the last.

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