Drawing on the wall declaring the need for hygiene in #Auschwitz. Access to the water was very limited. The barracks were frequently damp, and lice and rats were an enormous problem for the prisoners. Epidemics of contagious diseases erupted frequently.
To be able to wash, inmates usually had to undress in their barracks and, regardless of the weather, walk naked to the bathhouse. For many prisoners, this led to sickness and death.