Memorial and museum. Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest concentration camp during World War II.
Auschwitz, or Auschwitz-Birkenau, was a network of several concentration and extermination camps, built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps.
Located in city of Oświęcim, currently the site hosts a memorial and museum devoted to the memory of the murders in both camps during World War II.