Bunker 1 / The Little Red House Auschwitz
(Poland - Lesser Poland - Oswiecim)
On this site stood Bunker l, named "The Little Red House".
The former peasants cottage had originally four rooms, these were converted into two gaschambers. The Zyklon B gas was thrown through an opening of 30 x 40 centimeters, after which the opening was sealed with valves.
In this bunker about 400 people were killed in one time.
This bunker was inaugurated in March 1942.
- Text: Anneke Moerenhout
- Photos: Paul & Anneke Moerenhout
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Point of interest
- Showcase Utensils Auschwitz
- Remains Temporary Gas Chamber Auschwitz-Birkenau
- Jewish Cemetery Oswiecim