BC: From all occupied areas, children were deported to Auschwitz since 1942. Small kids were ususally killed immediately because they were too young to work. Mothers who held their babies in their arms were gassed together with the children. A child made a mother look like "unable to work". Also grandmothers who were with their grandchildren, were killed.
FC: Children of Auschwitz
1: At Auschwitz children were often killed upon arrival. Children born in the camp were generally killed on the spot. | Nazi German's largest concentration and extermination camp facility, was located nearby the provincial Polish town of Oshwiecim in Galacia, and was established by order of Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler on 27 April 1940.
2: Polished boots slightly apart, his thumb resting on his pistol belt, Mengele surveyed his prey with those dead gimlet eyes.
3: At Auschwitz Josef Mengele did a number of twins studies, and these twins were usually murdered after the experiment was over and their bodies dissected.
4: Once Mengele's assistant rounded up 14 pairs of Gypsy twins during the night. Mengele was almost fanatical about drawing blood from twins, mostly identical twins. Only a few survived...
5: In 1943, when the works in Birkenau were finished, the boys of the "school of masons" were taken to Auschwitz I and, together with other children, killed by phenol injections.
6: Work Cited: www.auschwitz.dk/auschwitz.htm
7: There were moments when Mengele came alive. There was excitement in his eyes, a tender touch in his hand. This was the moment when Josef Mengele, the geneticist, found a pair of twins.