The murder begins of female prisoners no longer able to work at the dissolved "protective custody camp for youths" of Uckermark, which is adjacent to Ravensbruck, the concentration camp the women.
The total number of prisoners in concentration camps is 714,211. The number of guards is 40,000.
Liberation of the ghetto and the "Polish Youth Custody Camp" at Lodz.
The SS begins evacuating Auschwitz and its satellite camps.
The SS-Sonderlager Hinzert becomes a satellite of the concentration camp Buchenwald.
Auschwitz is liberated by the Red Army.
Arrests are increasing of workers from the east charged with "belonging to bands." Many are tortured in order to force "confessions."
Commando X/Group West at Lendringsen becomes an independent penal camp.
Himmler orders that camps are to be cleared as the enemy approaches. At least one third of those registered in January as concentration camp prisoners die during death marches and mass executions.
The Gestapo prisons overflow with workers from the east. The Gestapo shoots thousands of slave laborers and concentration camp prisoners in many towns until mid-April.
Prisoners in the SS-Sonderlager Hinzert are evacuated.
In the satellite camp of Gusen, 684 sick persons are exterminated. In the main camp of Mauthausen, 1,441 sick prisoners are exterminated.
The prisoners of the "protective custody camp for youths" Moringen are sent on a death march to the east. Those remaining in camp because of their inability to march are liberated on April 9.
Inmates free themselves at the concentration camp Buchenwald.
British troops liberate concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.
Of the 140,937 people sent to Theresienstadt, 33,521 had died in the camp. About 23,000 people survived this so-called "preferential camp."
Austrian resistance fighters are the last victims of gassings at Mauthausen.
Soviet troops liberate Theresienstadt.
At the end of the war, about six million foreign slave laborers (male and female), about two million foreign prisoners of war, and about 750,000 predominantly foreign prisoners in concentration camps were found on German territory.