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You can read about Holocaust survivor Al Marks in this news article:
The following quote is from the news article:
Al Marks, who survived four Holocaust concentration camps between ages 13 to 15, visited the Texas A&M campus Wednesday as a part of the Texas A&M Hillel Holocaust Survivor Lecture Series. Marks told his story of survival, hope and life in the camps. […]
“My mother was standing next to me. And she was motioned to my right and that was the last time I saw my mother. And I was motioned to the left,” Marks said.
Marks said he knew what was happening when he and his parents were separated.
“I didn’t have a chance to say goodbye or hug her. We knew what that meant just by reading because all the people who went on the other side they were sent to a room that they could shower. But instead of showering gas came out…so that was Auschwitz,” Marks said. […]
“After I was separated not to go to the gas chamber immediately…we were sent to Melk,” Marks said. “Ironically Melk was bombed by the American Air Force shortly after I got there on July 8, 1944. We lost over 600 people. All these horrible dates talking about it — it didn’t only happen to the Jewish prisoners — it happened to everybody that was there.”
There were 10,000 prisoners working in the Melk sub-camp of Mauthausen, according to the confession of the Commandant of the Mauthausen camp.
Note that there were over 600 prisoners killed by bombs dropped from American Air Force planes. Melk was bombed because it had munitions factories where Jews and other prisoners worked.
Note that Al Marks was between the ages of 13 and 15 when he was a prisoner of the Nazis. Once again, Dr. Josef Mengele screwed up and waved him to the side that was saved from the gas chamber, when he arrived at Auschwitz at the age of 13. According to accepted Holocaust history, children under the age of 15 went straight to the gas chamber, hours after they had arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau.