The Birkenau Pond
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Into this pond were dumped the ashes of many tens of thousands of people, mostly Jews, who were gassed at Krematorium IV, just behind and to the left. The "little wood" can be seen behind the pond. In those days, a fence of interwoven branches blocked the waiting victims' view of what lay ahead.