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... 2 gas chambers were adapted from mortuaries which, with the huge crematoria attached to them, were initially intended to cope with mortalities amongst the slave labor force in the camp, now approaching 100,000 and subject to a horrifying death rate. But from the autumn of 1942, it seems clear the SS planners and civilian contractors intended to build a mass-murder plant.
The twin pairs of gas chambers were numbered II and III, and IV and V. The first ...
... beautiful castles in Slovakia. The castle was built in the Kingdom of Hungary in the thirteenth century. Many scenes of the 1922 film Nosferatu were filmed here, although until recently it was thought to have been shot in Transylvania.
Orava Castle stands on the site of an old wooden fortification, built after the Mongol Invasion of 1241. Its history since then reveals a familiar pattern of construction, destruction, reconstruction, fire, ...
In preparation for the Worldwide March of the Living tomorrow, we travelled from Warsaw to Oswiecim, the town in which Auschwitz-Birkenau is located. It is a 5+ hour drive so this required an early (5am) wake up and 7am departure.
On the way to Auschwitz-Birkenau, different survivors spoke on different busses to continue our theme ...
... I did learn some new stuff about the concentration camps. The director of the camp really did live with his family just on the other side of the camp fence. The house is even closer than it was in the movie "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas." The gas chambers were just a few hundred yards from his house. Many prisoners were sent straight to the gas chamber after arriving at the camp as they were not viewed as strong enough to work. Those that died while at ...
... the Nazis and then there was Bob…
Bob was our Polish tour guide and driver to the Tatra Mountain region, which was about a two- hour drive from Krakow and on the southern border with Slovakia. There was something about Bob… Maybe it was his “Polish” machismo (a mix of chauvinism and Catholicism) or the fact that he has worked as a taxi driver/tour guide for so many years without a day off that he has just gone over the deep ...