Majdanek Death Camp

Sign indicating the overcrowding and lack of sanitation in the barracks: "Housing conditions in the last stage of the camp (1944). The three-storey plank beds held the average of 500 people. Towards the end of 1943, sewerage was introduced in the barrack and sanitation equipment installed."
Photo credit: Copyright 1995 Philip Trauring

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