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Many doctors and other personnel who had gained expertise in running gas chambers at mental institutions were then transferred to Poland, where the first gas chamber was built at the Auschwitz extermination camp in January 1942. Carbon monoxide gas was replaced with hydrogen cyanide (Zyclon B). (DNAi location: Chronicle > In the Third Reich > Applying the solution)
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