Auschwitz : CRY DROWED
Auschwitz and Birkenau are much more than the actual testimony of the Holocaust against the Jews. It was hell of men, women and children who were born to be exterminated by the fanaticism of a few unfortunately that convinced many.
In the grounds of Auschwitz breathes like a cemetery with respect and reflection, allowing the visit is as long as one is able to look. Fenced by a lush wall of thorns, as an epitaph the gateway reads a sentence ” Arbeit Macht Frei ” Work makes free – says in German.
Equipped with crematoria and gas chambers, the extermination camp at Auschwitz was the largest testing laboratory and merciless, getting a fully industrialized process to systematically annihilate humans. A few kilometers away , Birkenau, the largest recipient of Jews from all over Europe warehouse. Arguably the trains reaching to the gas chambers. There, ended his journey. Those who were physically able were separated and sent to the labor camp, which eventually slowed his death but not the suffering, the survival period was lengthened to 3 or 4 months before succumbing to starvation, disease, overwork. Meanwhile, those who did not fit that arrived sick, weak or disabled were promptly annihilated. For the Nazis the bar was very high, most transport between 70 and 95 %, were sent to the gas chamber .
Currently walk Birkenau overwhelms you. Imagine what situation Holocaust victims lived, is hard to believe that anyone could survive physically and psychologically to such cruelty.
In the thousands of victims own barracks built, the SS poorly fed millions of people, sleeping in wooden crates, without warm clothes and especially humiliated in the depths of his being. Many could not take it anymore and threw themselves against the electrified barbed fencing with 5,000 volts.
In the halls of Auschwitz and Birkenau barracks is almost perceptible gasp, the inaudible pain of the victims of one of the most heinous acts committed man in the twentieth century. The silence deafens you, the atmosphere is full of despair and suffering, full of portraits of men with the worn look for such cruelty corridors. With sickening thoroughness, the SS each data recorded every detail of their victims. On the walls, thousands of faces with their names, number, height, weight, hair color, age, with or without glasses, their origin, nationality, to the smallest detail. Those who are there in front of their eyes, as if there is the fear of awaking the peace of their souls is not heard visitors comment, even the very whisper of groups moving from one room to another.
Then out of the building the pulse quickens, deep breathing so that oxygen you clean thoughts and calmly expect that anger and pain mixed with helplessness and disbelief to subside.
Fields of genocide at Auschwitz and Birkenau are above all the memory of what should not be repeated. The story serves to memory what we should prevent it from happening again and so, not having to regret in the future and ask how could this happen? .