Should Auschwitz Be Saved
Many people have lost their lives during useless acts of violence. One of the biggest acts of violence was the Holocaust. Six million people were killed due to the acts of Adolf Hitler. Although some feel Auschwitz should be saved, Auschwitz should not be saved because it is no longer authentic, it’s too expensive to maintain, and it is too time
consuming for workers.
Sympathizers may state that the camps should be saved. In the article “Auschwitz Director Tries to Save Deteriorating Camps” it states “The site provides a clear picture of how the camp is operated. It stands as a warning to never let anything like that happens again.” Auschwitz is a symbol of how badly the Jews were treated for future generations. This camp represents how we don’t want history to repeat itself.
However Auschwitz shouldn’t be saved because in the article “Can Auschwitz Be Saved?” it reads “The building wasn’t as a medieval castle with strong materials to last for all time.” Since the camp is going to decay it would not allow many generations to see the evidence. Also Auschwitz would have to be rebuilt every few years because of the decaying. This would cause the camps to be less authentic.
The Deteriorating Camp is no longer authentic, in the article “Auschwitz Director Tries to Save Deteriorating Camp.” It says “Most sensitive, perhaps is what to do about the remains of gas chambers that are slowly sinking into the ground, the result of weather, erosion and gravity.” Most structures are below ground due to environment factors. Also due to all the destructions the evidence is no longer authentic. Auschwitz should not be saved because if they did rebuild it, it would no longer be Authentic.
In order to rebuild Auschwitz would be expensive. Millions of dollars would be needed for the necessary improvements. Money can be given through charities and countries but that will still not be enough. In the...
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