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Roll Call
Waiting to be counted again Roll call, four o' clock in the morning in the summer,
and 6 o'clock in the morning in the winter, every morning,
in all weathers.
Roll call, was at four o' clock in the morning in the summer and 6 o'clock in the morning in the winter every morning. They were made to run to the washrooms half naked and wash in freezing water, then dress in their thin uniforms and stand five abreast in blocks as the S.S. counted them. Even in the middle of winter as the icy north wind blew across the valley that chilled their very bones they were made to stand, and when the S.S. were ready were marched off to work.
At noon they return for another roll call, and a meagre pint or so of watery soup, that was all they were given to sustain them, then back to their hard labour.

In the evening they were marched back to the camp for roll call at 6 o'clock, just as in the morning and at mid-day they lined up and waited to be counted, the process was endless.
They had to stand in the pouring rain as it lashed down ceaselessly upon them, and in the blazing heat of the sun, no water was given to them to quench their thirst, dressed only in a striped thin cotton outfit, and without moving for fear of a severe beating, they waited for the S.S. to take the roll call, it could last one, two, or up to six hours or more if any prisoners were missing. It suited the guards to see the prisoners suffer this misery, many dropped to the ground, and where they fell....... they died.
Hard labour, cruelty and suffering to endure.
Hard labour, cruelty and suffering, many died where they fell.
 
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