- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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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 ...
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What can I say? This experience will leave you reeling. We were fortunate enough to have a fascinating guide. Margaret was an elderly Jewish woman whose father in law survived 4 years at ...
... the most moving moments of that tour. Our guide agreed and said that as soon as the evidence was removed, it wouldn't be long before people forgot. Since we were going to be in the area, we made it our mission to see the camp before heading westward across Europe.
We left Slovakia early in the morning in order to make the first tour scheduled at Auschwitz. As we approached Poland, the sunny skies turned gray and dark clouds ...
... of the millions of victims once destined for German factories to be used to make rugs or the like were astounding and really show the scale and evil of what went on. Not to mention the execution wall outside Block 11 where thousands of prisoners were shot. The photos showing the extermination lines at Birkenau were beyond what anyone can believe. Their fate lay in the hands of a doctor who by merely looking at them would decide whether or not they were fit for work (slave labour) or ...
... war and movement of people. It showed Jews and other prisoners arriving to the camps and then showed bodies piled up in the mass grave. At the end was a book with the names of the prisoners who were murdered at Auschwitz, where they were from and possibly the day that they died.
We took the shuttle bus over to Auschwitz II-Birkenau. While Auschwitz I was known as the base camp this second, much larger camp, was known as the extermination camp. ...