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Kapos

Ernst describes the self-importance of the Kapos (a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp who was assigned by the SS guards to supervise forced labour or carry out administrative tasks) and the role they played in camp, during death marches and when transporting prisoners from one camp to another.


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Shedding Their Nazi Skin

EXCERPT FROM THE LONG NIGHT Journey to Mühldorf Death march from Grünwald “Now, suddenly, the Kapos and the SS treated us surprisingly decently. Despite the difficulty we had in understanding…
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