Travel Blogs from Bielsko-Biala
... So, therefore, the U.S. government denies that Mr. Sanchez had any constitutional rights under the Six Amendment.
Although the scale of the mass murders incomparable to the U.S. halfway houses, the methods of covering up the covert uses of U.S. halfway houses, are the same methods used by Nazis from 1940 to ...
... you need to ease into Birkenau). Hearing German at that moment put me on edge.
But that was great. Not only did it make the experience more authentic, but it was great that Germans were going to Auschwitz. Auschwitz belongs to everyone. It's a reminder to everyone. All of humanity has the potential to perform acts of kindness or horror. We all should visit Auschwitz to be vigilant not to succumb to our darker instincts.
... the hair of tens of thousands of victims and this hit Jo and I particularly hard. There was no dignity, even in death, when dealing Nazi Germany and the Third Reich.
After the first camp, we had a short break and then visited the much larger Auschwitz II Birkenau. Auschwitz I looked like a cakewalk compared to this monster of a camp. This one had train lines that would run right up into the middle of the camp. All the prisoners would get out of the ...
... List. Entry is free but you can't enter without a guide which you pay for! Figure that one out. To enter the camp you must walk under the famous sign above the main gate "Arbeit Macht Frei" which means "Work makes you Free".
The guided tour was however well worth it. We saw the "death house" where in the basement there were torture cells such as the starvation cell where they starved you ...
... experienced many awful treatments. One of which was being made to stand with 3 other prisoners in a very small cell only large enough for all 4 to stand. They would be standing in these cells from the end of the working day, until the start the next morning. So after up to 12 hours these prisoners were marched back to work. These punishments often resulted in death due to exhaustion & malnutrition.
It is also in Block 11 that the Nazi’s first used Zyclon-B in ...
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