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... and their story is told soberly and factually. These people came to their deaths being told they were being re-located and with them they brought all that they could carry. All of this, including their hair was taken by the Nazis and sold or passed back into use within the Third Reich. One room in one building in Auschwitz houses tons of human hair found packed and ready for shipping when the camp was liberated. Other ...
In the Autumn of 1943, the camp administration was reorganized following a corruption scandal. By the end of 1943, the prisoner population of Auschwitz main camp, Birkenau, Monowitz and other sub-camps was over 80,000: 18,437 in the main camp, 49,114 in Birkenau, and 13,288 at Monowitz , where I.G. Farben had its synthetic rubber plant. Up to 50,000 prisoners were scattered around 51 sub-camps such as Rajsko, an experimental agricultural station, ...
... in a cell to speed up the depletion of oxygen, and the resulting death of the inhabitants.
This ‘block of death’ would play a pivotal role in the expansion of the death camps. A portion in the basement would be walled off, sealed and be used to test the effects of poison gas on a group of about 200 Polish prisoners, chosen from those already deemed guilty of further infractions after their arrest and internment at the camp. The results of ...
A city reeking with the history of World War II, the area around Oswiecim had played a huge role during the times of Nazi Germany. The main attraction here was the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp, one of the many concentration camps used by Nazi Germany during World War II. Auschwitz camp was one of the more major camps, with the death toll estimated at around 1.5 million people including Jews, Poles and Prisoners-of-wars. ...
... work camp where their families would live together in relative safety and security.
The rooms, filled with hundreds of thousands of neatly organized suitcases, eyeglasses, toothbrushes, and so on taken from the prisoners (and the enormous heap of hair shaved from their heads) graphically illustrated the magnitude of evilness that occurred there. We walked down one corridor with hundreds of mugshots taken of prisoners, neatly listing ...