The Sliding Floor of the Auschwitz Gas Chamber and the Tar Pits of Doom

I've just found this remarkable piece of evidence in the newspaper archive that an eyewitness and escapee from the Auschwitz (Oswiecim) death camp related to a press conference in Edinburgh in February 1945. Just days after the liberation of the camp by the Red Army. It just goes to show the elaborate lengths the Germans … Continue reading The Sliding Floor of the Auschwitz Gas Chamber and the Tar Pits of Doom

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Holocaust by Electrocution at Belzec

Text reads At Belzec Camp deportees are stripped naked, ostensibly for bathing. They are then led to sheds with metal-plated floors, through which passes an electric current Death almost instantaneous. It could be easy to dismiss early reports of mass electrocutions at Nazi "extermination" camps as just erroneous anomalies and genuine mistakes of what members … Continue reading Holocaust by Electrocution at Belzec