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... II to differentiate it from Auschwitz I, the photo in the crowd scene above. Birkenau at 480 acres is seven times the size of Auschwitz I, and is the site of where most all the killing occurred.
Like candles sprouting from candelabras, spread out over Auschwitz-Birkenau, are several hundred acres of chimneys, once part of wooden barracks, which no longer survive.
This is one of the rooms, with the only physical remains of dead Jews ...
... it is perhaps natural for the next generation to question – ‘did it really happen?’ not out of any perceived anti-Semitism, but the fact that such scale of human extermination is truly hard to imagine. In a few years, all survivors would have moved to the next world, so it is even more imperative to ensure such horrors are not diluted as time goes on, and those who get a chance to make the journey – should do so, and communicate that ...
... was great honor for these kids and our entire delegation.
As soon as the March began, the sky cleared and it was an amazingly beautiful day, a surreal juxtaposition to where we were and what happened at this horrendous place. And following a blast from the shofar, our 14 participants led the entire March out of the Auschwitz gates all the way to Birkenau. Seeing 11,000 people cram the streets of this little ...
... the hair of tens of thousands of victims and this hit Jo and I particularly hard. There was no dignity, even in death, when dealing Nazi Germany and the Third Reich.
After the first camp, we had a short break and then visited the much larger Auschwitz II Birkenau. Auschwitz I looked like a cakewalk compared to this monster of a camp. This one had train lines that would run right up into the middle of the camp. All the prisoners would get out of the ...
What a crazy couple of days! I'm sitting here trying to figure out how much detail to share so you can get a feel for the day without boring you too much! And also thinking about how I really should not complain after visiting Auschwitz. Ok, here we go: So a couple days ago as I was planning this part of the trip I thought I would have get on the bus at 6:30 to go to the train station in order to get to Auschwitz in time, which sounded easy when I ...
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