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... there were barracks built here for migrant workers in the 1800's shaped the town’s fate, and illustrated how under the Nazis it grew to swallow up surrounding villages and eventually encompass 48 subcamps, the largest and most efficient death camp in the Reich. It is still enormous. Birkenau was the extermination camp, and between 1.1 and 1.5 million people were slaughtered here, most of them burned to smoke in the crematoria.
... trap and linking up at Minsk, would mean 1000s of soviet soldiers and citizens were now 100s of miles behind German lines, with little hope of any escape.
Before the last barrack of the camp, the spectacle becomes even more macabre – the last block on the row is the ‘Block of Death’ and it has special measures and treatments. The windows of this block and the one before it were completely shut off with beams of hardwood, and intending ...
... suffocate victims until they were dead. Outside the main camp was the gas chamber building which was responsible for most of the deaths in the camp. Most of the people prior to entering the camp were exterminated via the gas chambers by poisonous Zyklon B pesticides.
Another area of the camp was a slight 5 minute drive away and it consists of many living quarters of the prisoners in the camp. There were many ...
... Over the next 5 years, as many as 1.3 million people died there from disease, starvation, forced labor, hanging, firing squads, torture, "medical" experiments, and the infamous gas chambers. Most prisoners were brought there by train passing through the gates crowned by the infamous motto, "Arbeit macht frei" (work makes you free). Until the moment of their death, many of the prisoners believed the fiction that they were being relocated to some ...
... detalle debo compartir para que entiendan pero no tanto para aburrirse demasiado! Y también pensando en que realmente no debería quejarme después de haber visitado Auschwitz. Ok, listo: Hace unos días estaba planeando esta parte del viaje y pensé que tendría que llegar en el autobús a las 6:30 para ir a la estación ferrocarril para poder llegar a Auschwitz a tiempo, que parecía fácil cuando pensaba que el viaje en autobús fue solo de 15 ...