The deportation

Chapter III “You will pass through the chimney

3. The extermination


Within the crematory of the camp burned the bodies of the deceased prisoners. In the air you could smell the burning of human flesh that reminded the other prisoners that death awaited them.


The inscription at the entrance of the lager: “Work Makes You Free”.

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The Zycon (Cyclone) B was a gas that caused the death by extermination camp asphyxiation and was used in the gas chambers.


Crematory at Majdanek

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