16.000 Chapter 7.
The Birkenau "Zentral Sauna" with its disinfection autoclaves and Topf disinfestation ovens. This chapter lends nothing except to define and describe the Central Sauna Building and the various procedures for delousing and disinfestation. Pressac seems to contradict himself, however, when he says an autoclave (a vessel for sterilizing by steam) is, and is not, a gas chamber. Photo #36 (pg. 83) shows bricked-up windows which contained exhaust fans at some point. Pressac erroneously describes the fans as ventilator fans.
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