Auschwitz: Place of Horrors - Preface

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Photograph of the Auschwitz I gas chamber memorial taken by Black Stripe on April  2, 2008.  Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.  License: CC-BY-SA-3.0.

 

The four largest gas chambers
could each hold
2,000 people
at one time.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

The sign at the camp's entrance said Arbeit Macht Frei - "work makes one free."

That was a lie.

The sign above the gate was located at a concentration camp called Auschwitz, found near a Polish town called Oswiecim. The camp, and what happened there, is infamous to this day.

 

 
 
 
Author: Bos, Carole 3543

Original Release: Jul 01, 2002

Updated Last Revision: Apr 13, 2015



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