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... systematically starved, tortured and murdered.
Over one and a half million people mainly Jews were killed at Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, including women and children, but also for many more people who did not fit into the Nazi's "view of their world". These could be homosexuals, crippled, and many more.
... reflecting on it all, away from all the other tourists, that I really felt the huge sense of loss. It really is a museum showing the worst of human kind. How could we have done such things? How can some of the Nazis still pretend that some of these things never happened? Whilst it may be voyeuristic to come here as a tourist and take photos of the execution wall and pounds of victim’s hair, it is important to remember such atrocities and we can only hope that they are never ...
... once each towards the north, south, east and west. This tradition has been in place since somewhere around the 13th century and has continued in some form or another almost uninterrupted over the last 800 years. A trumpeter in the 13th century warned fellow residents of an impending attack by the Tartars by playing the trumpet from one of the towers of the Church of the Virgin Mary. He tragically died after being hit in the throat by a Tartar arrow and the song was ...
... Europe full to the brim with not only Jews but also homosexuals, criminals, gypsies, political opponents. Mostly it was Jewish though. Around a million Jews killed here. So the train comes in and they are grouped into male and female/old/young. Then they are inspected by the camp doctor who decides if they can work. 3/4 are sent straight to the gas chamber. There was an authentic cart on the train tracks for us to see. So we are standing on this platform ...
... working commercial salt mine through to 1996, it continued to produce table salt until 2007. The mine reaches a depth of 327 metres, 3.5km of the mine’s passages are used for tour groups, which is only about 2% of the total length of passages in the mine. The mine, as well as Krakow’s Historic centre was two of the first 12 sites listed on the original 1978 UNESCO World Heritage Site List.
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