Centrum Wypoczynku ODYS
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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Today was a long awaited, but somber day. The day started off a little bit tense when some members of the group slept in and were late to the bus, while a couple of others had to be left behind due to the tight schedule. Luckily, being a responsible bunch, the group of boys were able to take a cab to meet up with the group. Today was the day that the group was brought to Auschwitz and Birkenau, two of the ...
... shoes belonging to the victims, as well as a room filled with human hair, mainly from women victims. After prisoners had died, their bodies were shaved and their hair kept to make into blankets and socks for sailors. Another confronting element was the room full of empty canisters. These had contained Zyklon B, the gas used in the gas chambers. Just one was needed to kill a whole room. The site is made up of many buildings, each of which housed 700 to ...
... closed and Zyklon B crystals rained down. Above ground the massive crematoria had multiple rows of cremation ovens. Bodies would be brought up and fed into them by prisoner work details called ‘Sonderkommandoes’ who themselves were living on borrowed time.
The disembarking prisoners would be made to walk past the inspecting physician, a role that is believed to have been carried out by the infamous Dr Josef Mengele, for a while. Women, ...
... at the elevator. Several hair raising whistles blew and peopled piled onto the elevator. 9 on the top elevator, and 9 on the bottom. We must have waited for 3 or 4 groups, and at least 20 minutes, before we got our turn to escape. It was pretty much during this time that our British friends really loosened up. We were all speculating on where we were going, just how small was the elevator, and would we ever get out of the mine. We finally all poured into the elevator with ...
... died from both exhaustion and suffocation in these cells, the size of them one of the most shocking things we saw. We were then shown the spot where the officer who ran the camp was hung when they had found him after the war and decided to build a gallows in Auschwitz to hang him. The final place in Auschwitz I we were taken to was the gas chamber. Inside of the chamber was completely bare as they didn't bother to put the fake shower heads in this one. There were vents ...