, Poland, has finished construction of a modern SSBR rubber production plant in Oswiecim
The next day, we travelled to the town of Oswiecim
, where Auschwitz is located, and visited the first of two camps, Auschwitz I.
It's a whirlwind trip, arriving in Krakow at about 8am local time, before the one-hour coach journey to the Polish town of Oswiecim
- or to give it its German name, Auschwitz.
The 17-year-old boys, who were on a school trip, were spotted acting suspiciously at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland and were held at the police headquarters in Oswiecim
The 17-year-old boys, who were on a school trip, were spotted acting suspiciously yesterday at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in southern Poland, and were held at the police headquarters in Oswiecim
until yesterday afternoon.
Guide Martin Winstone (centre) takes stu-|dents around the Oswiecim
We're sitting in a library in the thriving town of Oswiecim
The whirlwind one-day visit as part of the Lessons from Auschwitz project saw around 200 teenagers from across the region head to the city of Oswiecim
and the two largest Nazi-built camps on its outskirts - the sites of some of the Third Reich's greatest atrocities.
McCloy, quoting a Czech official's opinion that the ''destruction of gas chambers and crematoria in Oswiecim
[Auschwitz] by bombing would have a certain effect now.
Ever the professor, Olin queries them as to their knowledge of prewar Oswiecim
, a small, cheerful enclave with a significant Jewish population, near Auschwitz, that was famous for its hospitality.
Similarly, driving back from Oswiecim
late June 7, small lighted shrines and pictures of the Pope could be seen in many dwellings along the way.
The trip began with a stop at a pre-war Jewish site in the Polish town of Oswiecim