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... the individually identity away from each person so I think that's why I found viewing personal objects such as children's toys, shoes and glasses the most saddening. The majority of the tour was of Auschwitz 1 which was the original site but we also visited Birkenau which was much larger and where most exterminations took place later on. Living conditions for those few who were forced to work and not killed straight away were diabolical, the ...
... up to the days main event which was a tour to Auschwitz at 9am, arriving just in time we were checked in and got the last seats on the bus. Whilst on the bus we watched a short film about the war and specifically the death camps that we were on our way to see, these were good for anybody that didn't understand the magnitude or horror of what we were on our way to.Although the Nazi’s tried attempted at the 11th hour to destroy the evidence of their ...
... to get up super early (5 am), instead of the scheduled 9 am, and arrive early so we could have free time to explore Gdansk. Not only was everyone into the idea, but we all got there on time and our tour guide even offered to wait for us once we got to the ship, to put our luggage on board and freshen up, and then give us a little walking tour of Gdansk. This was just out of the kindness of her heart. How did we get so lucky! We arrived around lunchtime but the other bus ...
... this and started to put swords through the suitcases. The large chairs represent things which remained by those who were killed. The belongings that were left, were used to open a store for people to purchase the items. One more way to make money from the Jews. Chairs are facing the direction that most people went.
Children and elderly were in the most danger in the ghetto.
Responsibility, people who knew of people hiding Jews or people with guns were killed, as well ...
... would work all day outside and at night many prisoners would be placed in the dark cell. Prisoners could be here for days or weeks. The other cell was called a standing cell. Typically, four or five prisoners were in this cell at one time. The cell was about three feet by three feet. You would enter the cell by crawling in the bottom and then standing up. There was no room to sit. It is just shocking what the Nazis did. Even knowing ...