Hotel Stadion Slaski
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... how the site operated as coldly and efficiently as a factory brings anger, grief and disbelief.
We visited many of the exhibits within the buildings. Many are dedicated to the memories of those who died and those who tried to help them, and other displays explaining the atrocities that happened at both locations.
A film of the liberation of the camp brought tears to our eyes as the grainy footage of people walking through the fence, saved, ...
Our tour guide wanted us to understand clearly when those packed into the rail cars climbed down from the cars into Auschwitz, everyone was directed either right or left. Eighty percent were told to go right; all women, children, elderly and infirm went right and straight into the gas chambers, five of them, all connected to their own crematorium. Even the young and healthy who survived the initial culling and were sent to the labor camps or on ...
... We drove seven hours from Berlin to Poland to tour the site of the most famous concentration camps known as Auschwitz. For five long years the name of Auschwitz aroused fear among the populations of the Nazi occupied territories. Over the period of the war three major death factories where in use around the small town of Oswiecim. The Secret Service (S.S) troops forced locals from their homes in order to house their own soldiers. There were hundreds ...
... glasses, crutches/prosthetic legs, pots, clothes, and hair. Human hair. The Nazi's had collected all of these things upon arrival and I was seeing them with my own two eyes. It's one thing to hear the stories of those who survived because you can put a face to the living and to the story your hearing, but you can never put a face to the dead. It may not of been a face but seeing physical remnants of people who were murdered at the camp was shocking. I couldn't physically move myself ...
... words, he called Walesa a Soviet spy. He said he was once good for Poland, but became corrupt.