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Sharon Olds in High Form

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: The Toilet Facilities at Auschwitz

According to historians Deborah Dwork and Robert Jan Van Pelt, in their history of Auschwitz titled, Auschwitz (Norton 1996, p. 268), toilet facilities were minimal: The “privy” meant to serve 7,000 inmates was a shed with one concrete open sewer … Continue reading

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