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                        Technique and Operation
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Photo 14
 
Photo 15
 Photos 14 and 15:
The delousing chamber on the ground floor in the western corner of Block 1.
   
Document 13: In Volume 11 of the Höss trial, annex 15, Schlosserei /
metal working shop file, page 93, there is the following order:   
  Translation:  
28.5.43. Nr. 459 Entwesungskammer K.L. Auschwitz. Przedmiot: 1/Die Beschläge zu 1 Tür mit Rahmen, luftdicht mit Spion für Gaskammer, 2/1 Lattentür.- Capo Kühne weiss bescheid. Bestellschein Nr. 158/2 u. 2a der Verwaltung V.4 vom 25.1.43. Wykonawcy: Mirek. Ukonczono: 10.6.43.  
28.5.43 No. 459:   Disinfestation chamber. Auschwitz concentration camp.  
Subject:             1.  Door fittings for one door with frame, airtight, with peephole for gas chamber. 
                          2.  One lath door Capo Kühne knows about this. 
 
Order form No. 159/2 and 2a of administration V.4 of 25/1/43. Executed by: Mirek. Completed: 10/6/43.  
AUSCHWITZ:
Technique and operation
of the gas chambers

Jean-Claude Pressac
© 1989, The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation
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