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Auschwitz (part 2)

Posted July 1st, 2018 at 10:55 AM by Solidaire
Updated July 2nd, 2018 at 11:33 AM by Solidaire

Entering the Auschwitz museum, a jar of human ashes.
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Prisoners became the property of the Reich, exploited to the fullest. Their personal property and belongings were gathered to be reused as the State saw fit. Their bodies, when not outright destroyed, became working slave-machines, even experiment subjects. Below, pots and pans.
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Suitcases belonging to the deportees to concentration camps. They were told they would be given their things back upon arrival and to write their names on them. Such tactics were common to prevent people from getting suspicious and disrupt the Nazi plans in any way, before it became too late already.
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Shoes, a valuable commodity of the time, gathered from the prisoners. When the Soviets liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945, 43,000 pairs of shoes were found stored in the camp.
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Zyclon B empty canisters.
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Death of the people inside the gas chamber occurred after a few minutes as a result of internal suffocation caused by the prussic acid halting the exchange of oxygen between the blood and tissues.

Those standing near the shafts died almost instantly, those who shouted, the old, the sick and children also died a quicker death.

In order to ensure that no one remained alive, the gas chamber was not opened until half an hour had elapsed. In periods when the pressure of incoming transports was particularly intense, the gassing time was shortened to ten minutes.

Most of the corpses were found near the door through which the victims had tried to escape from the spreading gas. The corpses, which covered the entire floor of the gas chamber, had their knees half bent, and were often cloven together. The bodies were smeared with excrement, vomit and blood. The skin assumed a pink hue.

Auschwitz Concentration Camp The Gas Chambers http://www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

Display case with human hair
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According to a Museum guide book, entitled "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945," which was first published in 1995, the Soviet Army found about 7,000 kilograms of human hair, packed in paper bags, when they liberated the camp. This was only a fraction of the hair cut from the heads of the Jews at Auschwitz; the rest of the hair had been sent to the Alex Zink company in Bavaria to be made into various products. Prisoners in all the Nazi concentration camps, who were selected for work, had all their body hair removed immediately upon arrival, in an effort to prevent typhus, which is spread by body lice.

The following quote is from the book "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945":

The analysis of the hair found in the camp, made by the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Crackow, is given below:

"Analysis of hair has shown the presence of hydrogen cyanide, a poisonous ingredient proper to compounds known as cyclons."

Human hair does not normally deteriorate with age. Auschwitz survivors say that the hair in the large glass display case was cut from the heads of the victims after they were killed with Zyklon-B in the gas chambers. According to Holocaust historians, this display is evidence that Jews were gassed at Auschwitz.


Cloth made from human hair combined with other material
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