Oświęcim County is a unit of territorial administration and local government in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, southern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998.

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Here they were killed, in the gas chamber built in the morgue of the crematorium 1, or died because of the impossible working conditions, executions, beatings, tortures, illnesses, hunger, criminal medical experiments, about 70 000 people, mostly Polish intellectuals and Soviet prisoners of war. In the basement of Block 11 of Auschwitz, the camp prison on September 3, 1941 was first tested by the deputy commander of the camp Karl Fritzsch, for the killing of 850 prisoners, the Zyklon B gas, normally used as an antiparasitic, then used on a large scale for the Jewish genocide ..

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