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... The initial form of extermination was via firearm, however the Germans believed this was too expensive and hence moved on to using crematoriums and gas chambers for mass murders. The gas chambers at Dachau however were not in operation. By 1942, the Concentration camps began to become massively overcrowded - with over 30,000 prisoners discovered in the camp at its time of liberation by the Americans in 1945, originally only designed for 6,000. In its final year, 1945 over ...
... are not appropriate for 12 or younger.
After we rode back into town, we went to Bavaria's best painting gallery, the Alte Pinakothek (Old Painting Gallery). Visiting Italy and France ignited a love for both Renaissance and Post Impressionist paintings (yes, random, but I am a huge Da Vinci, Botticelli, Bernini, Bosch, and Van Gogh fan).
The Alte Pinakothek has a very ...
... a day like today? what does a person wear to a concentration camp?"
I finally just put some clothes on and plugged in my computer, brushed my teeth and waited for other people to get up. To be honest, I'm not sure what or if I had breakfast (I would assume fruit if I ate something (I think I had an apricot, otherwise that was last night...). Aileen made me a sandwich (I really enjoy staying with friends, but sometimes there are times when they take care ...
... adequately dressed for these freezing conditions. We decided to go on the 2 hour English speaking tour too, much of which was outside in the drizzling rain! Oh well the misery of our condition only helped us imagine how awful it would have been for anyone interred in this camp with their inadequate clothing and bedding to not only cope with 7 degrees but the even colder winter temperatures. The more we listened the more amazed we were that anyone survived.
... that caused World War I (no winner war) and led then to WWII.
These bus rides need a moment of reflection. There's no way around the travel time necessary to see all we are seeing without considerable time in the bus. The vast majority of the kids take advantage of the time to catch up on sleep (they're teenagers, after all). When Anthony isn't doing his history stand up routine, I'm trying to spend my time ...
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