Top 12 Auschwitz disgusting facts
Auschwitz (or Auswitch-from mistake) was the largest concentration and extermination camps of German Nazi. Here, top 12 of the most Auschwitz disgusting facts will be revealed.
Top 12 disgusting history facts about the largest death camp - Auschwitz
- Of the estimated 1 in 6 jews killed in the Holocaust died at Auschwitz.
- During the four and a half years of Auschwitz's existence, there were 1,1 million people died.
- Auschwitz was first constructed to hold polish political prisoners, who arrived in May 1940.
- Besides Jews, others deported to Auschwitz included 150,000 Poles, 23,000 Romani and Sinti, 15,000 Soviet prisoners of war and 400 Jehovah's witnesses.
- A polish soldier- Witold Pilecki, volunteered to be prisoners in Auschwitz with purpose of gathering information about Auschwitz, then escaping and revealing about the Holocaust to the world.
- The main camp of Auschwitz was like a small town, with full of its own staff canteen, cinema, theatre and store.
- Polish midwife Stanislawa Leszczynska carried out many delivers a day and helped pregnant women deliver up to over 3.000 babies.
- At least 1.1 million prisoners died at Auschwitz because of either murdered in gas chambers, died of starvation, infectious disease, individual executions, medical experiments or forced labor.
- Prisoners at Auschwitz received a hot drink in the morning, but no breakfast, and a thin meatless vegetable soup at noon. In the evening they received a small ration of moldy bread.
- Josef Mengele was the famous doctor who made an experiment on the prisoner while in Auschwitz camp. He was interested more to conduct the experiment on twins and kids.
- Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, the leader of the Nazi party that would incite the Holocaust and result in the murder of millions of Jewish and Jewish-descendent individuals from across Europe..
- During the Holocaust, Jewish boxer Salamo Arouch was imprisoned at Auschwitz. He was forced to fight fellow prisoners; the losers were sent to the gas chambers or shot. He survived over 2 years and 200 fights until the camp was liberated.
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