Auschwitz was a German concentration and destruction camp during the Second World War which was in use from 1940 to 1945. The Auschwitz concentration camp is located in the Polish town of Oświęcim and is a network of several camps built by the Nazis in Poland. A visit to Auschwitz is confrontational, painful and terrible, but you can not close your eyes to this part of history. There are a lot of things you didn’t know about Auschwitz.
Read on for 20 things you didn’t know about Auschwitz.