New work – in the Auschwitz gas chambers


The majority of Poland’s Jews had been murdered by the end of 1942. At the main Action Reinhardt extermination camps the small groups of Jews selected to work
on the disposal of the bodies were themselves periodically murdered, and new people were chosen for the task. Few eyewitnesses were ever to emerge from these camps. In Auschwitz, which was both an extermination camp and a labour camp, there was slim chance of surviving this work, and so some witnesses to the killing process remained at the end of the war.

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