I took a day trip to Auschwitz today, the site of several of the most important German Nazi concentration camps. Continue reading “Arbeit macht frei: Day trip to the Auschwitz concentration camps”
As I entered the first Auschwitz camp, I walked through the visitors center where there’s a display of last words left by prisoners, often scratched in pencil on prison walls. I read about two of them and had to leave the room because I thought I was going to burst into tears. The displays about the camp’s officers were considerably less emotional.