Sexual enslavement by Nazi Germany in World War II

In World War II , Nazi Germany established brothels in the concentration camps (Lagerbordell) to create an incentive for prisoners to collaborate, although these institutions were used mostly by Kapos , “prisoner functionaries” and the criminal element, because regular inmates, penniless and emaciated, were usually too debilitated and wary of exposure to Schutzstaffel (SS) schemes. In the end, the camp brothels did not produce any noticeable increase in the prisoners’ work productivity levels, but instead, created a market for coupons among the camp VIPs. The women forced into these brothels came mainly from the Ravensbrück concentration camp , except for Auschwitz , which employed its own prisoners. In combination with the German military brothels in World War II , it is estimated that at least 34,140 female inmates were forced into sexual slavery during the Third Reich . History and operation The first camp brothel was established in Mauthausen/Gusen in 1942. After 30 June 1943, a camp brothel existed i Express yourself. Organize your knowledge. Expand your mind. Discover the world. Revolvy connects you with interesting topics, lists and quizzes. Choose from hundreds of quizze

Source: Sexual enslavement by Nazi Germany in World War II

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s