[zon-der-kuh-man-doh; German zawn-duh r-kaw-mahn-daw]
noun (in World War II Nazi concentration camps)
a group of prisoners assigned to collect belongings and dispose of the bodies of other prisoners who had died or been killed.
Origin of Sonderkommando
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