A Brief Note On Auschwitz And The Concentration Camp

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Ondricek 1 Allison Marie Ondricek Ms. Jeanne Bitz Language Arts March 27, 2017 Auschwitz Auschwitz, located in poland and originally used for political enemies, it 's the biggest concentration camp run by the Nazi in World War two (Bachrach). Understanding, the daily life in Auschwitz, the medical experiment that took place in auschwitz, and the children 's experiences in the camp will better enable us to learn more about this deathcamp. Stay at auschwitz was usually brief and agonising(Bachrach). As a reward of surviving the guling ride to auschwitz they were separated into two…show more content…
Some barrack held as many as 500 people. The prisoner usually slept in their work clothes and there were no bathroom in the barack just a bucket. This unsanitary behavior caused disease to spread through the barracks(Bachrach). Food in the camp was rationed and people were hungry all the time. A meal usually consisted of watery soup made with rotten vegetable and meat a few ounces of bread. For a drink margarine tea or a drink that was like coffee(Bachrach). Punishment was a regular thing in auschwitz. Most people who resisted the nazis did not live tell about it; they were usually shot on spot.The other most common punishments are flogging, confinement in block 11 and assignment to the penal company(punishments). A man by the name by the name of Josef Mengele was a German doctor who was the one who was responsible for most of medical experiment at auschwitz. He was know as the “angel of death”. Josef Mengele was born on March 15, 1911 Gunzburg Germany and later died on February 7, 1979. In 1930 he became a doctor and later became part of German Nationalist Ondricek 3 group. In 1937 he joined the nazi’s medical officer in germany.He worked in auschwitz from 1943 to 1945. He is said to have personally selected over 400,00 people to go to the gas chamber(Mckale). He injected chloroform into the hearts of twins to see if they would die at the same

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