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... As we entered the woman's huts we could see the bunk beds what they used to share. We said you could probably get 4 people on each bunk but in fact they had 10. She said the best bunk to be on was the middle one because they bottom one had loads of rats running around and the top one was closest to the open air because the roof wasn't properly sealed in so it let all the cold in. We didn't get back to Kraków until 5ish so we couldn't really do much site seeing around the city ...
... would classify them as fit to work or not. If they were not fit to work, they were sent to the gas chambers immediately. Some were chosen to undergo medical testing and deliberately given poison or some sort of disease like typhus or polio.
Their belongings were sent to a warehouse which the prisoners who worked there called it *Canada*. Why? Because they knew that Canada was a place people wanted to go to because it was a paradise - a land of ...
... A lot of the people I have met here already speak Polish. Almost all of them have a parent who speaks it at home and so they learned it that way picking it up through conversation. No homework tonight so we are going back into the city again, I think just to walk around. I love that it's easily accessible, not like western mass where there's not much in walking ...
... houses) in Warsaw.
- Every company had to have a resort
- With everyone being given 5 weeks a year - free.
- Timeshare style.
- The company would return your transport money.
- Travelled a lot within country.
- Hitch-hiking across all communist states without fear.
- Summer houses were allowed to be bought specifically for recreation within 1 hours drive. ...
... square was not the sight of the Krakow ghetto, the location has been used in a number of films depicting Jewish ghettos, including Schindler’s list and The Pianist. We walked past a number of locations that were used in these films, which was of particular interest to me. As we continued through the town, we passed the "New Cemetery." For obvious reasons, it is a rarity to find Jewish cemeteries that predate WWII in cities that were occupied by the Nazis. ...