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... We saw the horrid living conditions they endured and the sites of their punishment and murders. The "death wall" is where they took prisoners to shoot them, while the basement in block 11 is where those sentenced to death by starvation served their sentences. One such victim was Father Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish priest who sacrificed himself to save another. The basement was also where the Nazis first conducted experiments using Zyklon B. I thought the ...
... up by their cellmates, till it was over.
Facing the prisoners are a couple of sections of rail track held on metallic posts. These were used to collectively hang about 7-8 prisoners after a failed escape attempt – their bodies left to dangle as a deterrent – similar to those displayed near the main gate.
Within the first couple of barracks, the scope and magnitude of the organized killings becomes clear. Large, ...
... 2.85 euros at the bank), 1 Lithuanian Centu, 71 Polish cents
# of times we did laundry: 4
# of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 24
# of holes Amber's sneakers: 4
Next stop: Dublin, Ireland
... noisy, no train number posted; but they all ended up being on time! The bus made it to the stop near the train station with only a few minutes to spare and I wanted to reserve my overnight train from Oswiecim (Auschwitz) to Prague (for a connection to Dresden, Germany in the morning). I ran to the station, waited in line behind an old geezer for a couple minutes, then gave up and headed out to the platform. My train from there was moving at ...
... single sound. Seriously. Adam and I covered the entire camp in about three hours and went back to Krakow in complete disbelief.
I made sure to include as much information as possible in the photos' captions, but nothing will compare to actually being on those grounds and walking the same paths as so many innocent victims. May their souls rest in peace. Alav ha-shalom.