Technique and Operation
                            of the Gas Chambers ©
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Photo 15  
Photo 15:    
BW 5b autoclave (south-west part).   
  Photo 16
   Photo16: Photo 16:
    "One louse, your death", slogan on the wall
of the BW 5b undressing room.
Other warnings are also to be found there:
"Sauber sein ist Deine Pflicht! / It's your duty to be clean" and
"Verhalte dich ruhig! / Behave properly"  
Photo 17  
Photo 17:   
 Part of a hot air blower found in the northern undressing corridor of BW 5a.  
  Photo 18
  Photo 18:  
  Interior of the northern part of the west wall of B W 5a. This wall is still the silent witness to the operation of a delousing chamber using hydrocyanic acid (Blausäure / "blue acid" in German) before its transformation and the installation of hot air chambers  
Technique and operation
of the gas chambers

Jean-Claude Pressac
© 1989, The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation
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