Klimczok Hotel Resort & SPA
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- Continental Breakfast
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The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz (and Auschwitz II-Birkenau and Monowitz camps) today was held on a cold, snowy, windy Tuesday. The slush around the huge camp was frozen into icy slurry when I arrived by bus from Krakow in the early morning, slippery and rough to walk over. It was on this day 70 years ago that Red Army troops ended the torture and murder of the Jews at Auschwitz, and it is this day that Europeans, and most around the world, ...
... March, 1942, a women's camp was established at Auschwitz, with 6,000 inmates. In August, 1942, it was moved to Birkenau. By January 1944, 27,000 women were living in Birkenau, in section B1a, in separated quarters.
In February, 1943, a section for Gypsies was established at Birkenau, camp BIIe, and in September, 1943, an area was reserved for Czech Jews deported from Theresienstadt, the so-called 'Family Camp', BIIb. The gas chambers and crematoria opened ...
... trap and linking up at Minsk, would mean 1000s of soviet soldiers and citizens were now 100s of miles behind German lines, with little hope of any escape.
Before the last barrack of the camp, the spectacle becomes even more macabre – the last block on the row is the ‘Block of Death’ and it has special measures and treatments. The windows of this block and the one before it were completely shut off with beams of hardwood, and intending ...
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# of monies found: 15.75 Euros, 8.05 Peruvian soles, 5 cents American, 10 cents Bolivian, 1 cent Canadian, 15 Swiss Francs, 11 Czech Republic Korunas, 5 Croatian Lipas, 2 Hungarian Fillers (no longer in use), 10 Romanian lei, 1.01 UK Pounds, 1 Ukrainian Hryvnia, 3 Danish Kroner, 22 Norwegian Kroner, 2.4 Latvia lats (no longer in use, ...
We spent several hours touring Auschtitz and then Birkenau with a young Polish guide whose great grandfather had been imprisoned there in the early 1940s as a political prisoner. The complex of brick dormitories had been a military base and was converted into a prison for various "undesirables" by the Third Reich (e.g., criminals, communists, Polish intelligensia and dissidents, gypsies, Jews, and Jehovah's Witnesses) after Germany invaded Poland ...