Hotel Diament Zabrze
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... up by their cellmates, till it was over.
Facing the prisoners are a couple of sections of rail track held on metallic posts. These were used to collectively hang about 7-8 prisoners after a failed escape attempt – their bodies left to dangle as a deterrent – similar to those displayed near the main gate.
Within the first couple of barracks, the scope and magnitude of the organized killings becomes clear. Large, ...
... and skeletal forest of memorials. A number of these huts either survive or have been reconstructed. They followed a design used once upon a time as stables by the German army, each building for keeping fifty two horses. At Auschwitz and elsewhere, these stables hoarded as many as four hundred prisoners crammed into their three tiered bunks. The barracks for the so-called loos are unimaginable: long stone benches with holes over a pit. Inmates were able to visit these facilities twice a ...
... of which was from Ireland (have I mentioned I love meeting people from all over the world and hearing their stories?). We started out in Auschwitz I which started as simply a concentration camp and then changed to a death camp later on (the difference of which being that in the concentration camp the prisoners worked whereas they came to the death camp to be killed). I cannot describe it and do everything justice, but I will say it was nothing like I ...
Oswiecim in the 1940's, due to a turn of events, became "A living Hell" for many people. More then 6.5 million people were murdered, tortured, and starved to death. That is just putting it nicely. Apon entering the camp there are shops and stuff that try to sell you information and books, normal turist ****.However when you first see the sign over the gate that reads "Arbeit Macht Frei", the power of the place over whelms you. ...
Alright! Here's post #2 for the night :) I wanted to write about my day yesterday. It was so incredibly fun and full of energy! I laughed and laughed all day long.
Yesterday (Friday) was a Vattanfall show day which means that we have all morning for rehearsal, and then the afternoon and night are filled with lunch, getting ready, a couple of sporadic performances, random workshops and other activities, dinner, and then our hour-long show.
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