Hotel Alpin

Address: ul Besakidzka 40, Szczyrk, Southern Poland, 43-370, Poland | Hotel
 
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      Auschwitz, part 2

      A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 18, 2014

      15 photos

      ... as the soon-to-be-dead marched to the gas chambers; the musical cadence helped to keep the lines moving in an efficient and unbroken chain.

      The watchword posted at the entrance to all concentration and death camps was this infamous one-liner: "Work Will Set You Free."The number of successful escapes from Auschwitz could be counted on one hand. Prior to liberation in January, 1945, freedom didn't exist, nobody got out alive.


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      Day 12 - Auschwitz... On Our Way To Warsaw

      A travel blog entry by ourgreatescapes on Aug 24, 2014

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      Our first stop, on our way to Warsaw, was the former concentration camp - Auschwitz.

      The Nazi atrocities were certainly not foreign to us, however, to see the camp and evidence of this tragic time in world history was not at all what we expected. When you see photos of the people killed in the camp, the huge mounds of human hair that was being sold to make cloth, and the mounds of personal effects, the gravity of the place takes hold.

      The ...

      Auschwitz - Death revisited

      A travel blog entry by shikharp on May 29, 2014

      40 photos

      ... that does not reduce its odiousness.

      Leading from the entrance sign, are rows of reddish-brown brick barracks, with sloping roofs. This location would be used by the SS to display the bodies of escapees and others caught stealing from the camp – as a deterrent to the prisoners who would be led out of the main gate to work in the adjoining industrial complex. IG Farben and a few other companies would produce the war materiel at the Buna ...

      Worldwide March of the Living

      A travel blog entry by lamotl2014 on Apr 28, 2014

      83 photos

      ... the story of how a pharmacist saved many Jewish lives.

      We then drove to Auschwitz to meet with the rest of the delegations. Prior to entering the camp, the students were given placards to write messages for whom they are marching. They are then placed into the train tracks entering Birkenau. Also, as a nod to their strength and quality of the LA BJE delegation, 14 of our students were chosen to lead the entire ...

      Death Camp

      A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath on Jul 03, 2013

      8 photos

      ... notorious 'death wall,' where prisoners would be shot at point blank range for minor infractions such as taking a toilet break ...

      The basement of Block 11 housed the dreaded "standing rooms" and the "suffocation rooms". These were tiny rooms that the Nazis would force as many people as they could in and leave them there. They were so tightly packed, they couldn't move. All they could do was stand. Until they died...
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