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60 There was a swimming pool in Auschwitz, hence it could not have been an extermination camp. (Holocaust: Leuchter)




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This article is from the Holocaust FAQ, by Ken McVay kmcvay@nizkor.org with numerous contributions by others.

60 There was a swimming pool in Auschwitz, hence it could not have been an extermination camp. (Holocaust: Leuchter)

Indeed, a water reservoir in Auschwitz I (the main camp) was
converted to a swimming pool which was used by the camp's staff.
Other means of entertainment for the SS personnel existed - a band
composed of prisoners, and a brothel. How this "proves" that
Auschwitz was not an extermination center is beyond the author of
this text.

 

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