Hana Mueller Bruml
Nació: 1922, en Praga, Checoslovaquia
Describe el procedimiento de la llegada a Auschwitz [Entrevista: 1990]
As we came and we undressed, we had to go through a hallway,
naked except in the shoes. An SS came by and looked at our
breasts and looked at our bellies, if none of us...if some of us
might be pregnant. If they saw anybody pregnant, they pulled them
out. So you know, it was...so we were standing there naked, and
they came and they looked at our breasts and our bellies. Then we
went to a room where they shaved us. And I remember seeing
sitting there one of the people I knew with long hair and at that
point half of her hair was shaven and half was still long. And I
looked at her, and I had few bobby pins, and I kept the bobby
pins. I thought when my hair grow I will have the bobby pins. And
of course when you all of a sudden see you bald-headed,
completely shaven, you look like monkeys. Everybody looks like a
monkey. And not only that, with one blade, hundreds of people.
And then, with that German thoroughness, they also shaved our
pubic hair--about a hundred people with one blade, pubic hair. Uh
no cleanliness otherwise, but they shaved the pubic hair.
En 1942, Hana fue confinada con otros judíos en el ghetto de Theresienstadt donde trabajó de enfermera. Ahí, entre epidemias y pobreza, los residentes realizaron óperas, debates, y lecturas de poesía. En 1944, fue deportada a Auschwitz. Después de un mes ahí, fue mandada a Sackisch, un subcampo de Gross-Rosen, donde realizaba trabajos forzados haciendo partes para aviones. Fue liberada en mayo de 1945.
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