Dachau was a German concentration camp. It was the first opened.  The camp was based on south Germany. Dachau had expanded during the war.

Just over 200000 incarcerated at dachau. It kept Jews, homosexuals, prisoners against the state. The prison had people against Nazi party. The prison started to fill up with Jews.

When bogus laws against jews were made. Alot were taken to dachau. The camp was running for 12 years. It was liberated by allied soldiers.

Nuremburg laws helped send alot to the camp. The camp was used for war effort. They used labour for ammunition etc. After soviet invasion. Red army men were killed at camp.

The camp had a womens section in it. The prisoners suffered with no food or water. Disease was rife. The camp was liberated in april 1945.