Memoria [EN] No 50 (11/2021) - Page 5

attempts at mass killing with the poison gas Zyklon B. Our online lesson tells about their fate.

Altogether 11,964 prisoners of war were registered in KL Auschwitz, and there was moreover an estimate of 3,000 soldiers of the Red Army who were brought to the camp and killed without being entered into the registers. Thus, altogether, around 15,000 of captive Red Army soldiers were sent to the camp. Accounting for the few hundred who were removed from the camp and the several dozen who escaped, the estimated number of Soviet prisoners of war who died or were killed in Auschwitz exceeded 14,000.

On-line lesson about

"Fate of Soviet prisoners in Auschwitz"