Saturday, February 11, 2006

"Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Brings Freedom) was the sign over the gates of Auschwitz. It was placed there by Major Rudolf Hoss, commandant of the camp.


At 1/12/2010 7:32 PM, Blogger Irwin said...

This is not an accurate depiction of the original sign. The original sign had the B upside down as an act of defiance!!!! It was made by the prisoners of Auschwitz.
The Commandant's name was Hess not Hoss.

At 2/04/2010 8:33 AM, Blogger Paul said...

Hi Irwin!
The sign in the picture is not the original? Do you have any info on where the original is?


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