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instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced

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Zyklon B was dropped in gas chambers in a completely different way - through holes in the ceiling or airtight drops in walls.
Her two older sisters and parents were taken directly to the gas chambers, while she and her twin sister, both 10 at the time, were ripped away from their mother to be used as human guinea pigs for notorious camp Dr.
Thomas Walter, a lawyer for survivors who are plaintiffs in the case, told reporters before the start of the trial that the aim was to "give back some dignity which they lost forever in the gas chambers of Auschwitz.
The railway lines carried the cattle trucks to yet more gas chambers, tall chimneys black against the sky.
He added that the nightshift manager of Mangia 57 would often "pass gas" in front of the delivery man and then joke that it was Zyklon B, the gas chamber poison used by Nazis to kill Jews during the Holocaust.
Every dog has its day, though, and on October 7, 1944 the Jewish Sonderkommandos (inmates working in the gas chambers and crematoria) of Birkenau Kommando III did the unthinkable.
The three-judge court accepted testimony by Nazi Holocaust survivors who said they recognised Demjanjuk as the man who whipped and tortured Jewish prisoners as they were marched into gas chambers, which they were told were showers.
By the time I hit the gas chambers, I never wanted to stop screaming," she added.
A STAR of David was placed above the entrance to the gas chamber and a sign was painted in Hebrew on a purple curtain covering the entrance to the gas chamber that said "This is the Gateway to God.
Written by Christianson, an author and investigative reporter with a particular interest in the history of imprisonment and gas chambers, this book explores in-depth the development of hazardous gases such as chlorine, phosgene, mustard gas, lewisite, hydrogen cyanide, and a variety of nerve agents.
Although the American Veterinary Medical Association has OK'd the use of gas chambers, animal rights groups assert they are cruel and unnecessarily frightening to dogs and cats.
She died in the Nazi gas chambers after ignoring orders to abandon the Jewish orphans she cared for in Hungary during World War II.
At the age of 15, Blatt was ordered to sort out the belongings of Jews sent to the gas chambers at the camp.
The bishop is reported to have claimed that historical evidence was "hugely against six million having been deliberately gassed in gas chambers as a deliberate policy of Adolf Hitler.
BBC) said Sunday it has obtained documents and testimony showing North Korea is killing political prisoners in experimental gas chambers and testing new chemical weapons on women and children.