Majdanek

The camp Lublin-Majdanek in Poland was the first major camp liberated by the Allies, in this case, the Soviets. The Soviet propaganda made ample use of pictures showing crematory ovens with incompletely combusted corpses, cans of Zyklon B – the notorious insecticide allegedly used to kill millions of camp inmates – as well as rooms allegedly used as gas chambers. Contributions in this category seek to strip the orthodox lore of its Soviet wartime propaganda.

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