Origin of the term "death camp"

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Origin of the term "death camp"

Post by RedRight » 07 Jul 2019 14:44

The earliest use I found is about the Polish POW camp for Bolsheviks in 1921:
Nevertheless, the question of the number of Red Army soldiers who died in captivity was raised as early as 1921, when the emigrant Russian press in Warsaw, including the Svoboda newspaper, wrote about Tuchola as a “death camp” in which 22 thousand Red Army men died
https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A2%D1 ... %80%D1%8C)

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