Time's Arrow Setting & Symbolism

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AMS

Associated Medical Services

Lisbon

Port city of Portugal, in extreme Eastern Europe.

Auschwitz

One of the most notorious German death camps that was transitioned from a concentration camp in 1942 to accomplish the German genocidal "final solution" to liquidate, murder, Jewish and other undesirable populations. Auschwitz was one of the most "efficient" in this task, responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths.

Sprinkleroom

German euphemism for the fake shower rooms, which were secret gas chambers used to murder people, hundreds at a time. One of the "efficient" methods worked out for the Nazi "final solution" to the Jewish "problem."

Zyklon B

Chemical pellet used in German gas chambers. When dropped into liquid, it produces deadly gas which was used to kill Jews.

Schless-Hartheim

Early German death camp prototype that pre-dated the "final solution." Early experimental victims were unwanted people from mental hospitals.

Kristallnacht

A German government-caused, anti-Jewish riot...

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