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Holocaust Testimonies - scissors

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Then the women and girls to the hairdresser, who with two or three swipes of the scissors cuts of all the hair and it disappears into potato sacks. “That is intended for some special purpose for submarines, for sealing or the like!” says the SS-Unterscharführer who is on duty there. Then the column moves off. At the front a pretty young girl, they go down the path, all naked, men, women, children, without prostheses.

Gerstein, K. (1945a). Postwar Deposition About the Use of Gas Chambers in Belzec in August 1941. In Hochstadt, S. (2004). (Ed.). Sources of the Holocaust. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 224.

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