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... only way he lived through it was because he had the will to live. You had to have that every day. He saw people give up and they died within weeks or months. The other crucial factor was having a good job. If you had a job inside or near the kitchen, you had a much better chance of survival since the winters were brutal and there was little heat and food. You needed both of these things to be a survivor.
... the biggest food producer in Europe, but it doesn't need to buy from anywhere else. We arrived early, so Paul took us for a quick drive past Birkenau, the second site we'd be visiting, as well as the railway track where every prisoner arrived. Sitting on the track was an original carriage used to transport people to the camp. They would cram 80 people into the carriages, herding them like cattle, leading them towards certain death. Most Jews were sent ...
... but also courage. Walking along the tracks within Birkenau there were handmade plaques from every march participant to represent the reason they were walking. It was so interesting to see who and what drove their desire to be apart of the march. On my plaque I wrote the names of all our survivors families to honor the respect I have for them and the respect I have for their stories. What I then witnessed was truly remarkable. ...
Left Czech Republic today. Had to change currency to Florint. We visited Auschwitz-Birkenau on the way to medieval Krakow where we're staying overnigh, and had my first pub-crawl.
First stop to Poland is Auschwitz.
Germans back in WWII considered Russians, Romanis, Poles and Jews sub-human. Hence the way they were treated in Auschwitz.
I can't help my tears. It wasn't the photos that did it for me. It was when I saw those ...
... five ovens by an electrically operated lift. Before cremation gold teeth and any other valuables, such as rings, were removed from the corpses. In IV and V the gas chambers and ovens were on the same level, but the ovens were so poorly built and the usage was so great that they repeatedly malfunctioned and had to be abandoned. The corpses were finally burned outside, in the open, as in 1943. Jewish sonderkommandos worked the crematoria under SS supervision. Initially the ...