The Infirmary

Written by Mark deMeza

May 17, 2024

This is the doorway to Block 21 in Auschwitz I. It looks pretty ordinary. The sign says ‘Prisoner Infirmary, Surgical Department.’ But why would it also say ‘Entry forbidden’? Behind this plain entrance, the monstrous Dr Josef Mengele and his colleagues carried out horrific experiments on camp prisoners.

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