Zyklon-B

Commercial name for the prussic acid gas used in German extermination camps
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Zyklon-B

Poison gas used in Nazi extermination camps. A cyanide compound originally developed for fumigation purposes in the 1920s, Zyklon-B was actually a crystalline compound which gave off hydrogen...
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Zyklon-B

(from the article `Holocaust`) ...camps, the Nazis used mobile gas vans. Elsewhere, they built permanent gas chambers linked to the crematoria where bodies were burned. Carbon ... ...by firing squad or in the gas chambers. Like those employed at Belzec, Majdanek`s first gas chambers used carbon monoxide; later, on the Auschwitz ... [...
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Zyklon-B

Zyklon-B was a poison gas used in Nazi extermination camps. It was a cyanide compound originally developed for fumigation purposes in the 1920s. It was actually a crystalline compound which gave off hydrogen cyanide gas when exposed to the air. It was first used against humans in a euthanasia programme in 1939, aimed at ridding Germany of lunatics,...
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Zyklon-B

commercial name for the prussic acid (hydrocyanic acid) gas used in German extermination camps. Zyklon-B actually consisted of crystals of potassium cyanide, normally used as rat poison. Breathing the dust of these crystals made them dissolve in the water of the mouth, nose, throat and stomach, which hydrolysed the cyanide into hydrocyanic acid and...
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