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Why do some of these 'witnesses' use the term platform when they describe arriving at the camp while other describe old people trying to jump off the train cars or describe them being thrown off by 'Nazis'?
I've never seen a platform in any photos.
Was there a one?
At Birkenau, as the number of housing, kitchens and hospital structures grew, the rail platform was extended.
Photographs of the "top secret" camp are common. The platform can be seen at in the Auschwitz Album. The best is the French version since
many of the photographs of happy detainees have been left out of the English version.
https://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibit ... /index.asp
The narrative strains to fit the photographs into the standard Nuremberg tales, ie. a huge death toll among the transported people, snarling dogs,
brutalized people, and the "gas chambers" hidden by a ring of trees, starving inmates.
The photographs show that these tales are pure propaganda lies.
Unarmed Germans wander between porters (long term detainees) helping and talking to the arriving people.
No dogs, no chimneys billowing black smoke. No ring of trees, no bodies, no over-packed rail cars.
People start the sanitary delousing process, cleaning of clothes, bath, hot shower. Large groups of people wander in the direction of the
And as you said those arrivals don't look like they've gone days with food or water. They don't look like distraught, from watching babies and elderly Jews die on the train. In fact most of them don't look like Jews.
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