Meaning of Sonderkommando

Son•der•kom•man•do

Pronunciation: (zon'dur-ku-man"dō Ger. zôn'dur-kô-män'dô), [key]
— n.
  1. a group of prisoners assigned to collect belongings and dispose of the bodies of other prisoners who had died or been killed. Cf.
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