Hotel Glob

16 Powstancow Slaskich Street, Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-610, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oswiecim

Auschwitz - Death revisited

A travel blog entry by shikharp

40

... Got away), to the account of D-Day (The Longest Day), to the raid on Moehne Dam ( the famous 617 Dam buster raid), to an account of how the Japanese planned to set the US West coast ablaze using incendiary balloons on trans-Pacific flights.

Yet barring an occasional mention (The Man with Miraculous Hands, a Schindler like account of the personal physician of SS supremo, Heinrich Himmler), there is no in-depth accounting of the goings-on and ...

Fabulous Machine

A travel blog entry by ejm56

11

... it were a nice view at the seaside. It is quite hard to push through the crowd even to gain access.
Unless you arrive before 10am, you have to be taken round in a group by a tour guide. They are miked up, and the tourists hear the commentary via headphones. It is a slick operation, but the guides can be a bit robotic in their delivery, and they do move along at a rapid pace: they have no choice but to get all the visitors through quickly to avoid hopeless log jams. They ...

Yesterday

A travel blog entry by rachel.blazer

4

... spot in front of the hair for a few minutes. We eventually moved into another block where there was a room dedicated to the children who lived in the experimentation block of Dr.Mengele. One of staff members pointed out a blown up picture on the wall. It was a photo of one of our survivors, Paula. Seeing one of our survivors pictured in this museum made me feel so honored to of been able to hear her story and get to know her. After a tour of the blocks we headed for the only still ...

Today

A travel blog entry by rachel.blazer

2
11

... and survivors and then began to walk. We walked through the camp and approached the gates. There draped in my Israeli flag I exited freely the gates of a place that had imprisoned and killed my people. I did what others unfortunately couldn't. I felt an immense sense of pride and it almost felt as though the souls of those who lost their lives at Auschwitz were finally being able to leave with me. We continued our march to ...

Worldwide March of the Living

A travel blog entry by lamotl2014

83

... was in operation from December 1942 until January 1945. Over 9,000 victims were murdered in this forced labor camp.

Oskar Schindler – A German industrialist who was an active member of the Nazi party at the outbreak of WWII. Initially Schindler supported the Nazi party because of the great financial success it brought him as a businessman; however, as the war years progressed, and he saw the cruelty with ...

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This hotel, located on 16 Powstancow Slaskich Street, Oswiecim, is near Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.
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