There were two survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp who wrote eye-witness descriptions of how the gassing of the Jews was accomplished. One of these books was written by Filip Müller, who was a Sonderkommando at Auschwitz. He wrote a book, published in 1979, entitled Eyewitness Auschwitz, Three Years in the Gas Chambers.
The second survivor who wrote a book describing the gas chambers was Dr. Miklos Nyiszli, a doctor who was working, as a pathologist, with the Sonderkommando squad at Birkenau. I blogged about his book yesterday, but I am writing about it again because his eye-witness description of the gas chamber deserves more publicity. He described the gas chamber building that was near the soccer field, which would be Krema III, shown in the photo above. (more…)