Auschwitz Study Group Archivist, Iga Bunalska has recently been working on a project with the Daily Mail unearthing testimonies on the ‘lesser’ known Auschwitz brothel.
Non-Jewish women were lured into volunteering with promises of better living conditions and better food rations. Mainly in their 20s, the women were made to have sex with an average of 6-8 men every night between 8 and 10pm. They also had to 'work' on Sunday afternoons.
As many as 21 women prisoners worked in the Auschwitz brothels which were known as Sonderbauten (special buildings).
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