Gas Chamber in the Main Camp of Auschwitz

View of the walled entrance to the gas chamber in the main camp of Auschwitz (Auschwitz I). This gas chamber was in use for only a short time before being converted into a bomb shelter. In the background is a building used by the Gestapo as a regional headquarters.
Photo credit: Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu,
courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives

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