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... the idea of "Barrack X". It was promoted as a reward for prisoners because it was marketed as a shower. Men voluntarily entered the room and stripped only to be poisoned and suffocated by zyklon B. Other prisoners then moved the bodies to the crematorium and then the mass grave. There are no known figures for the death count in this manner. All that is known is that the facilities were completely functional and there are mass graves with human ...
... a mental problem. It's irrational and exhausting. The Dauchau memorial was well done, meaning, not made pretty. The iron gates still said, "work will free you", and the barracks and grounds were plain and stark, though mostly rebuilt. The gas chamber and crematoriums made the strongest impression. I recoiled when I first went in. The gas chamber was deceptively designed to look like a shower, with shower heads and tiling. The crematorium ...
... I met some wonderful people from Tampa! AND, they both are accountants who work for Deloitte. If anyone knows how a Deloitte person acts, well, that was my first impression. (Huge pricks!) The mother at first was really rude but warmed up to me once she discovered I'm an accountant. Then, I met a nice family from Louisiana and the daughter was amazed I was doing this trip solo and for so long. And that is where the "good" in a good morning ends. We entered through the gates with ...
... of coal towards the end of the war meant that local farmers had to help to dispose of thousands of bodies which were not burnt. It is hard to say just how much this experience touched us, but it leaves a lasting impression as you leave as free people, through the gates with an inscription 'work sets you free', a cruel taunt for those who were worked to death within the camp. We left Dachau behind, hoping to find solace in the Black Forest. The tour of the ...
... words on the front gate mean "work brings freedom" . Then we went into the museum to see daily lifestyles and a short movie on the Dachau camp. Did you know that the camp was made for 6,000 people, but at a point there were 32,000? That the prisoners had to destroy the old camp and build a new one? The people that were prisoners were Jewish, a lot of Christians, and politicians. The Jewish people were treated the ...
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