"So Stadie, the sarge, showed us the camp from end to end.
Just as we went by,
they were opening the gas-chamber doors,
and people fell out like potatoes.
Naturally, that horrified and appalled us."
SS Unterscharführer Franz Suchomel, 1985
Showers in Maidanek
People was given soap by arrival, and they were told that everybody now
have to take a shower... That way people went to die with no resistance and panic.
It is estimated that 1.5 million inmates were gassed at Maidanek.
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