Mauthausen – The wailing wall

The wailing wall. The new comers were firstly brought here, and put to stay facing the wall while being chained to iron rings. The interrogation would have then taken place and a brutal beating. The lucky ones were released after a few hours. The less fortunate ones were kept here for days. This was the initiation treatment.
Today, the wall is covered with dozens of memorial plates..

2 responses to “Mauthausen – The wailing wall”

  1. my god, what a story – and an excellent, moody photograph.

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