First mass killing by gas at Auschwitz (21 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

600 Soviet POWs were gassed with Zyklon B at Auschwitz camp I; this was the first experiment with the gas at Auschwitz.

Citation:
Editors. "First mass killing by gas at Auschwitz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3096, accessed 04 December 2016.]