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Read about our visit to Auschwitz and the documentary we watched

Read about our visit to Auschwitz and the documentary we watched


As you might know, Sig and I went on holiday to Krakow in September. We knew we wanted to visit Auschwitz during our holiday.

You've learned about Auschwitz sometime in your life. Whether that be from Social Studies when you were in High School or from the many documentaries ...



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Day Trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow including Lunch | Krakow, Lesser Poland Province - TripAdvisor

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Visiting the concentration camp was a bit strange. First, I went on a sunny day and I saw people having a picnic inside the camp.

After breakfast, we load our luggage on the bus, and drive the short distance to Auschwitz I, which prior to the Holocaust, was used as a military base by ...

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On March 18th, 2016, I went to Auschwitz a concentration camp in Poland. The experience of visiting this concentration camp opened a door that showed the ...


Yet no lecture, textbook or documentary can prepare you for what you are confronted with when visiting Auschwitz. Reading ...

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Entry Card without previous reservation. visit-auschwitz. Auschwitz I Camp

When Chris and I started planning our RTW trip, we made a short list of our absolute must sees for the year. The Great Wall of China. Borobudur.

Just one suitcase in a very large pile of abandoned suitcases. I can make out the name Siegfried and HELLER and what I think is a birthdate: 28.3.1902.

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An S.S lookout station situated outside the barbed wire at Auschwitz II, Birkeneau. These posts loomed over the flat camps, calculating, all-seeing.

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We saw photographs, hundreds of faces, of those who worked in the camps. We walked over crunchy gravel and visited a courtyard where SS soldiers shot ...

Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow | Krakow, Lesser Poland Province - TripAdvisor

Our next stop was to Barrack 11, which was essentially a prison within a prison; the barrack housed various interrogation rooms, holding cells (for those ...

From the outside, it doesn't seem bad, but then you remember just. After visiting the crematorium in Auschwitz ...

"Work sets you free." Just how inhumane would you have to be to. “

Auschwitz I. Image Thomas Hee, Flickr

Guardhouses and rows of barbed wire edge Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II.

My journey to Auschwitz started in Krakow, Poland. This beautiful city is the launching pad for people wanting to visit Auschwitz.

During the Auschwitz 6 hour study tour, our guide took us through several different barracks, all containing original Nazi documents, photographs from the ...

Auschwitz entrance 2

Suitcases at Auschwitz. Then we saw ...


I would like to start off by saying this wasn't an easy blog to write. The research I carried out to provide the introduction meant I had to read stories ...

Me at Dealey Plaza

We learned about Rudolf Höss, the SS soldier who moved with his family to Auschwitz and oversaw the extermination of 2+ million Jews.

Watching the watchers … tourists taking a selfie in Sergei Loznitsa's documentary Austerlitz.


The memorial at Auschwitz II Birkenau. In the right bottom corner you can see some of the plaques in different languages.

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Spring blooms and attractive architecture are not aware of the horrors that happened here. Only the barbed wire betrays it in this picture. Auschwitz I ...

So it was quite an interesting trip. Different from what I expected. It didn't quite hit me as much in the moment as I expected, but it had a great impact ...

We learned about Rudolf Höss, the SS soldier who moved with his family to Auschwitz and oversaw the extermination of 2+ million Jews.


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One Day in Auschwitz 2015 720p HD Auschwitz Holocaust Documentary

Layers of barbed wire and an electrified fence separated areas of the camp.

This photo shows only a small section of the pile of eyeglasses on display at Auschwitz, all taken from the victims.

I didn't know the answer to that question. Maybe it's something I should have asked myself before my trip to Oświęcim, better known to much of the world as ...

The courtyard before entering

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the heart-breaking and unforgettable international bestseller by [Morris

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Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Death Wall at Auschwitz

And then suddenly I was there and I couldn't fathom it. I was walking there where so many had people gruesome deaths. Where people spend their last hours in ...


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Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

This is one of the most tragic and emotive places I've ever been. It must not be forgotten. Pin it.

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Barracks for the prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where they slept three high on shelves, several people per shelf.

Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour with Private Transport

In the foreground, the track inside Birkenau where the deportees were brought in cattle cars and offloaded. Next to that, the platform where the Nazis ...

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Photo of Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau - Oświęcim, Poland

Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

When we arrived at Auschwitz, the driver from the our car gave us instructions and handed out umbrella's . It was a rainy and cloudy day. And me being me, ...

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