Tuesday, July 22, 2008


This Day in the History of Evil

On this day in 1942, the first of nearly 310,000 Jews were sent from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka Extermination Camp, which dispensed with the camouflaging of the gas chambers by showers. The main problem at Treblinka for the Nazis was body disposal. The picture was from 1945 nearly 18 months after the camp was closed, following a revolt by the sonderkommando which burned a lot of the camp buildings.


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