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Poland Auschwitz (#2348)

Poland Auschwitz (#2348)
The ovens for burning bodies.

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David Goulart
David Goulart
what was the purpose of these. they look like the loading mechanisms for battleship guns.
2 years ago.
Don Barrett (aka DBs… has replied to David Goulart
To put it grotesquely, it's a mechanism for increasing the efficiency of loading of human bodies into the furnaces.
2 years ago.
David Goulart has replied to Don Barrett (aka DBs…
that's what i figured, but were they chain or screw driven? i can't see where a person pushing on either side would help much.
2 years ago.
Don Barrett (aka DBs… has replied to David Goulart
Good question, I don't know. I'm assuming some sort of hydraulic ram mechanism.
2 years ago.