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... were shot or hung and rooms where bodies were piled until cremated. Sorry for being too descriptive but this was the experience.
Also nearby was a main building now used as a museum. We saw video of events leading up to the war, how/why the camps were set up, who was placed here (Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, dissidents, etc.), what life was like, and videos taken when the camp was liberated. Stunning to imagine ....
... 8217;s history, specifically before the efficient use of Zyklon-B gas. Instead prisoners were shot in the back of their heads. We walked through these woods and saw several memorial sites where these atrocities happened. It seems that the irony of Dachau did go even further.
On the final stop of the tour we were shown a replica of the barracks as they would have looked. As I mentioned before none of the original barracks were ...
... being sent to the camp as well. Other camps had to be built to house the millions of people who were being imprisoned, and even still, Dachau, which had only the capacity for 6000 people, was stuffed with over 30,000 prisoners by the time the Allied forces took the camp in 1945. Barracks meant for 50 people housed 400. In fact, a second (larger) crematorium was built in the camp because the original one wasn't able to handle the number of dead ...
... the idea of "Barrack X". It was promoted as a reward for prisoners because it was marketed as a shower. Men voluntarily entered the room and stripped only to be poisoned and suffocated by zyklon B. Other prisoners then moved the bodies to the crematorium and then the mass grave. There are no known figures for the death count in this manner. All that is known is that the facilities were completely functional and there are mass graves with human ...
... me deeply, as did the many photos of emaciated bodies. I told Chris, it may seem long ago and distant, but to remember how these events affected the world, even today. We have Jewish cousins still looking for answers. The Jews chased back to Israel are still fighting, so look how that violence has propagated. Back in Munich, we had dinner in the cool of an Irish basement bar, and went back to crash at the Acanthus. Dachau was a heavy ...
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