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... during the war. Through the visit we learned the terrible truth about concentration camps and about the horrible acts against humanity that took place. Although somber, it was something that everyone should be able to see in their lifetime. It stands as a reminder of the past that we should not forget. All in all, it was an experience that left many of us speechless but is something that we will always ...
... Anyone sentenced to this room for more than three days, died.
Next to the Death Block was this execution wall, where the SS shot non-Jewish Poles convicted in summary courts of crimes.
When the expression was used that the Jews and others were being shipped to the "east" this is the area meant, along the Polish-Russian border where the principal death camps were located: from top to bottom, Treblinka, Sorbibor, Majdanek, ...
... Back at the hostel, I was ecstatic about my second flower, now knowing it was for a far better reason than for just being sick. I thought about what I was going to do with my second flower, I decided on giving it to the front desk lady to make sure she had a flower on Woman's Day! This whole country recognized this day in such a fantastic way! Happy Woman's Day to all the amazing women out there!!! ...
... and finally bunk beds that were stacked three high. Sanitation conditions were horrendous and account for why disease spread so fast among these close living quarters. John and I noticed that we were cold in the buildings even though we had proper clothes on and it was heated. It is hard to imagine how miserable the people kept here must have been during the extreme temperatures.
A few other barracks depicted other aspects of the prisoner's ...
The words of the heading were words used by Hannah Arendt, a holocaust survivor, she coined the phrase "the banality of evil" to describe Eichmann at his 1961 trial in Israel. She raised the question of whether evil is radical or simply a function of thoughtlessness, a tendency of ordinary people to obey orders and conform to mass opinion without a ...