In The Camps Essay
Concentration camp is a term that stirs up many emotions. How did they come about? What were they exactly? And just what went on inside those walls? Many have tried to give a full description of what life in the camps was like. With toady’s fast moving and knowledgeable media the public has become very informed on the subject at hand. The fact still remains that few were there, so few can know what really happened. These three poignant questions posed above could each take eternity to fully understand. This is a short explanation of the atrocities that the Nazi’s handed out to the innocent victims of the Holocaust.
How exactly did concentration and extermination camps come about, legally …show more content…
Descriptions of the camps do not necessarily give full understanding of what the prisoners actually went through. Henry Orienstein gives his account of first seeing the prisoners in Budzyn. “I had never seen human beings look like that. Many of them were emaciated. They didn’t walk: they shuffled. They had a look of degradation, stupor, and despair.” He goes on describing the prisoners as smelling of feces, sores, and sweat. He says that many