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Keywords: Eupen,Globocnik,Treblinka,gas chamber

Archive/File: camps/aktion.reinhard/treblinka treblinka.08
Last-Modified: 1994/02/11

"One of Treblinka's first commandants was Theodor von Eupen, an expert
horseman who found diversion in riding about on a pedigree steed,
terrifying prisoners by maiming them or even trampling them to death. When
the first thirty Jewish children arrived from Warsaw, he assigned to a
university-educated Ukrainian guard the task of axing the children to
death. It should be noted that, in the climate of the later Cold War, the
murderer escaped censure and eventually returned to the teaching

There was no slackening of technical efficiency when Von Eupen was
succeeded by Odilo Globocnik, a veteran killer who had set up the camps in
Maidanek and Sobibor and proved his mettle in the liquidation of the
Bialystok ghetto. He accelerated the death process in Treblinka by
channeling the gas fumes of diesel engines directly into the chambers. He
saw to it that soothing music was supplied, usually by other hapless Jewish
prisoners, for the march to the gas chambers, `Ascension' and `The Way to
Heaven' being amonth the favorite selections. Himmler found Globocnik so
talented and entertaining that he promoted him to the commandant's post at

Extracted from--------------------------------------------------- 
"THE REDEMPTION OF THE UNWANTED", Abram L.  Sachar (New York: St.
Martin's/Marek, 1983.

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