Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz Quotes

Olga Lengyel
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"I cannot acquit myself of the charge that I am, in part, responsible for the destruction of my own parents and of my two young sons. The world understands that I could not have known, but in my heart the terrible feeling persists that I could have, I might have, saved them." Chap. I, p. 11

"Quieted by such cunning subterfuges, we allowed ourselves to be stripped of our belongings and marched docilely to the slaughterhouses." Chap. II, p. 23

"When the death facilities were overtaxed, the people were sent to a special barracks or into washrooms, to wait for hours, and sometimes days, until their turn came to be gassed. It was all done neatly and without the least feeling of compassion on the part of our masters." Chap. V, p. 50

"We must observe everything that goes on here. Later we shall write down everything we've seen. When the war...

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