Bucket Men in Poland (2)

The gas chamber in the concentration camp

The gas chamber in the concentration camp

The notice reads:
The bunker with gas chambers
In these chambers poison gases were used to murder the prisoners. Carbon monoxide was supplied through metal pipes connected to two steel cylinders installed in the so called ‘SS room’.  Through barred windows SS men watched the extermination process. In the smaller chamber, prisoners were also killed with Zyklon B which was poured through an opening in the ceiling.

Most of the gas chamber victims were Jews (mainly women, children and the elderly).  Until the late spring of 1943, the gas chambers were used to kill the sick or emaciated male prisoners of other nationalities.  The extermination of prisoners in the Majdanek gas chambers lasted from September 1942 to September 1943.

The Bucket Men and Hitler

The Bucket Men and Hitler

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