The Holocaust Historiography Project
Auschwitz, by J.-C. Pressac
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 Beine 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