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... from the trains they were told to undress, they were going for a bath. In the "bath" were dummy shower heads. Above them were vents where Zyklon B was blown in killing up to 2,000 at a time. 20 tons of Zyklon B were used in the gas chambers in 1942 and 1943. 12 to 17 pounds of the poison were needed to kill about 1,500 people.
With the Russians rapidly advancing on Auschwitz in late January, 1945, the Germans attempted to blow up ...
Today we had an enormous surprise. It was Patryk's third birthday and we spent some time with him opening parcels - presents and wrapping strewn around as with any kid's birthday. Vince had come over to join Jen for the weekend (he’s lovely, we both agree on that), Anna and Jan (Justyna’s parents) had come round to drop off something for the meal Justyna had planned for everyone after a family Mass ...
This week Andy and Justyna are working Monday and Wednesday and we're not disrupting Patryk’s Pre-School while he’s settling in. He’s a dear little boy, obviously he only knows us from Skype so he’s a wee bit wary, but we are loving seeing him chattering away to his mum and dad, his English is starting up but we are getting on fine.
Andy and I went to collect Patryk from Pre-School this afternoon, ...
... I did not realise there were two camps, Auschwitz 1 which was originally and still is today the town of Oswiecim, invaded, renamed and people displaced from their land at German occupation.
This camp is mainly brick buildings, comprising of the hospital in which terrible medical experiments were undertaken. It has one remaining in tact gas chamber that we toured - just awful - the other chambers they destroyed towards the end ...
... largest is St Sigismund’s bell which was cast in 1520, and anyone actually in the main high chamber when it sounds would be running for cover. The bell is almost 3m across and sounds at Christmas, Easter and other important times of the year and it takes ten men to control it – I think they could count me out. The beams in the tower are huge and solid, and you climb past the bells, I couldn’t quite work out how they would ring them but ...