Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land Quotes

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"We were alienated. We felt that no one wanted us there." (Chapter 1, Alienation, 3)

"We have reached the border, all right, the border of Hell." (Chapter 2, Exchange, 12)

"We were shown that here in Auschwitz we were just numbers, without faces or souls." (Chapter 3, New Arrivals, 15)

"Why did the Jews go so quietly? Why did they let themselves be taken to the gas chambers without protest? (Chapter 7, 33-4)

"You probably know that I put my own mother in the car that took her to the gas. You should understand that there remains for me nothing so terrible that I could not do it. The world is a terrible place. This is how I take my revenge on it." (Chapter 14, The Block of Death, 57)

"No one with a normal mind could comprehend this Hell." (Chapter 15, 59)

"The imagination can conceive no penance that would atone for the bestial crimes that the Fascists...

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