Joyagua Extermination Camp

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Joyagua
Extermination Camp
The extermination camp in 1949 after liberation.
The extermination camp in 1949 after liberation.
Known forBeing an extermination camp of the De-Catholization
LocationJoyagua, San Luís, Creeperopolis
Built byNational Council for Peace and Order
Operated byMiguelist Army
CommandantDiego Collazo Rodríguez
Original usePrisoner of War camp
First built1933
Operational1933-1949
Number of gas chambers4
InmatesCreeperian Catholics, Romerists, Salvadorans
Number of inmates1.6 million
Killed1.1 million
Liberated byCatholic Imperial Restoration Council, August 15, 1949

The Joyagua Extermination Camp operated from 1933 to 1949 during the Creeperian Civil War. It was operated by the National Council for Peace and Order. The camp was the one of the six extermination camps of the De-Catholization under the National Council for Peace and Order. It was liberted on August 15, 1949, by the Catholic Imperial Restoration Council. Around 1.1 million died in the camp during the genocide.

The majority of the deaths at the concentration camp were Salvadorans.

Photo of Joyagua Concentration Camp during the 1946 prisoner uprising lead by the Salvadorans.

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