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Interviews with Buna/Monowitz Concentration Camp Survivors

Prisoners of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp had to perform forced labor for I.G. Farben from April 1941 to January 1945. In October 1942, the I.G. Auschwitz plant started setting up a corporate concentration camp, Buna/Monowitz. The inmates, mostly Jews, had been deported from all across Europe to Auschwitz by Nazi Germany.


This website was set up in 2008 by the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and is now showing its age. The Flash technology used to play the video files no longer corresponds to the current standard. Until the website will be relaunched in a revised form, the survivor interviews can be accessed via the website of the Fritz Bauer Institute: