Centrum Wypoczynku ODYS
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... where piles of bodies were burned and through stands of trees where people waited to enter the gas chambers. Nothing really prepares you for the enormity of the camp. In all directions, the buildings, or foundations of buildings with chimneys still standing, stretch about as far as you can see. When you walk all the way to the rear of the camp, the entrance gate is a speck on the horizon. I had trouble comprehending the ...
... deported Jews were killed by the SS. We saw photos taken during the Holocaust, of Jews arriving at Auschwitz and of the "selection" process, where guards would choose the strongest looking people off the train for work and send the rest straight to the gas chambers. The image which most stood out for me was titled "On The Way To Death" and showed children being marched off to the concentration camp in 1944. We saw thousands of kilos of suitcases, ...
... to turn inured to the scale of the killings in a picturesque setting of an old horse barracks .
To the right is a special double-concertina-wired enclosure – this was the block meant to house the captured Soviet Prisoners-of-war (Ps-oW) – whose fate singled them out for particularly harsh treatment at the hands of the Germans. These captives were mostly from the early phase of the war – from the German invasion of the Soviet Union, ...
... Jews and others sent there by the Nazi's. The camp was massive and I could definitely see a resemblance to other camps I have visited in Germany previously. The train tracks were still there leading through the main gate into the camp, the living quarters of those working there, together with remnants of the gas chambers that the Nazi's blew up in order to try and hide the evidence ...
... of birth, profession, date of incarceration, and dates of death; few men lasted longer than 6 or 7 months and few women more than 4 or 5 months. From these records alone it could be seen that the Germans simply annihilated a generation of well-educated men and women in the primes of their lives.
At the end of our tour, we saw the gallows built in front of the one remaining gas chambers where the former commandant, Rudolf Hoss ...