Auschwitz

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  1. inchy14

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    Just been on the tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau and what a truly harrowing and haunting experience it was.

    The horrors that went on here were unimaginable and were a stain on humanity.

    I’d like to say never ever again but with the rise of the fat right across the world who knows.

    RIP all those who died or suffered at the hands of their perpetrators.
     
  2. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    Went to Belsen in 1986..... Same experience.
     
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  3. inchy14

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    Been on my bucket list for a long long time and finally the girt I’m now seeing is of similar views so she booked this as a birthday present for me. So glad I came, not somewhere I’ll ever forget.
    As an aside, Kraków is bloody stunning.
     
  4. Onholiday(somemightsay)

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    Would like to do it but I feel I would need a holiday after it......
     
  5. inchy14

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    Not wrong there mate!! Walked about 15 miles in total this morning.
    Worth it, sat in Kraków old town having great food and a beer.
     
  6. grant1977

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    We went about a month ago.....it’s difficult to say the right words to describe it really. Harrowing and interesting all at the same time. When we sat down for a beer afterwards I found he very hard to fathom how they could possibly do that to others . Just beyond belief
     
  7. Millwallawayveteran1988

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    Pretty sombre experience isn’t it.
     
  8. Onholiday(somemightsay)

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    I also liked Krakow when I was there......
     
  9. Blue Hefner

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    The Auschwitz museum has a Twitter account which is well worth following. I can also recommend a couple of books, “The Librarian Of Auschwitz’ and “The Tattooist of Auschwitz”
     
  10. Bluemoon dan

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    I follow the Auschwitz Memorial account on Twitter (they are trying to get to 750,000 followers in time for the 75th anniversary of it being liberated in January so give it a follow if you are on there) and some of the stories they post on there are horrific enough.
     

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