Sunday, 22 January 2012

Auschwitz 2: The Soccer Pitch

Compound B2F at Auschwitz-Birkenau contained
the Auschwitz football pitch at its south-end

Match cancelled due to frozen pitch at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Photo taken at the position marked "a" above

The Auschwitz soccer pitch is behind the fence, on the left of the "guard tower",
to the right of the "guard tower" was the gypsy camp

Photo taken at the position marked "b" above


  1. They had a few internationals played between POWs and even the SS guards fielded a team on occasions, probably between gassings as the tribe would say.

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