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‘We were indifferent to the horror’: Nazi camp inmate to give testimony at trial

‘We were indifferent to the horror’: Nazi camp inmate to

Polish resistance fighter who escaped Stutthof will face Bruno Dey, accused of being accessory to murder of 5,230 peopleIt was when the guards began burning piles of bodies in the open because the crematorium could not keep up with the task that Marek Dunin-Wąsowicz realised he was being held in a camp whose purpose was not just to “concentrate”, but systematically to murder thousands of people.In the autumn of 1944, the 17-year-old Pole saw trainloads of Jews, most of them from Hungary, being taken straight to the gas chambers at Stutthof. Others were gassed inside an adapted railway carriage, set on tracks to trick prisoners into believing that they were being transported to another destination. Continue reading…

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Author : Philip Oltermann in Hamburg

Publish date : 2019-10-27 12:17:19

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