Concentration Camp Money

 ‘Lagergeld’ Used to Pay Prisoners for Their Work

Concentration Camp Money

By Jennifer A. White. Far from being the “death camps” as you have heard so often, places like Auschwitz, Dachau and Buchenwald were not in the business of extermination. They were work camps, critical to the German war effort. But did you know that the Jewish workers were compensated for their labor with scrip printed specifically for their use in stores, canteens and even brothels?

The prison monetary system was conceived in ghettos such as Lodz, carried to camps such as Auschwitz and Dachau and still existed in the displaced person camps that were established by the Allies after World War II. Here is the story of the money the “court historians” do not want you to even suspect existed.

Concentration Camp Money Buchenwald

Piles of incinerated corpses were indicting images at Nuremberg, used to prove that the German-run concentration camps during World War II were intended for purposes of exterminating the Jews of Europe. However, a plethora of documentary evidence, long suppressed, shows that prisoners were relatively well-treated, compensated for their hard work and allowed to purchase luxuries to which even the German public did not have ready access. This is not the image of abject deprivation that the Holocaust lobby would like you to entertain. [Read the entire article as PDF…]

Taken from
The Barnes Review, January/February 2001: Concentration Camp Money