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The Little Red House Concentration Camp Auschwitz ll

On this site stood Bunker l, named "The Little Red House". The former peasants cottage had originally four rooms, these were converted into two gaschambers. The Zyklon B gas was thrown through an opening of 30 x 40 centimeters, after which the opening was sealed with valves.
In this bunker about 400 people were killed in one time. This bunker was inaugurated in March 1942.

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  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Han Bruijn

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