Majdanek Death Camp Gas Chamber

Interior of one of the several gas chambers within the building. Both carbon monoxide and Zyclon B were used to murder prisoners in the gas chambers. Zyclon B replaced the carbon monoxide because it worked more quickly on warm moist bodies.
Photo credit: Copyright 1995 Philip Trauring

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