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Ruins of a gas chamber
With the incoming red army, in late 1944 nazis decided to destroy the gas chambers and the crematories in Birkenau. They wanted to destroy the evidences of the extermination. Only the gas chamber in Auschwitz I was left; it was used then as an air-raid shelter.
Auschwitz concentration camp Gas Chamber Ruins Shoa Memory Unesco World Heritage Site