What you need to know before Auschwitz tour

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What you need to know before Auschwitz tour

Auschwitz & Birkenau Camps:

Oświęcim is a Polish town. Its name was changed to Auschwitz in 1939. When in September of 1939 Poland was attacked from two sides and failed to defend itself, the land was cut into two – the western part was incorporated into the Third Reich and the eastern part into the Soviet Union.

 

auschwitz-birkenau main gate

"Arbeit Macht Frei" Work Set You Free - Auschwitz Main Gate

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