"CANADA. That Was The Name Prisoners in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz gave to the barracks holding the belongings stripped from new arrivals. Jews from the ghettos and villages of eastern Europe, “they associated the sheer amount of the loot and its mind-boggling value with the riches [the country] symbolized.” it was a place that most of these victims of the unfolding Holocaust would never see, but it existed in their imagination and dreams. "
|Goods are sorted in Kanada yard. Photo: Holocaust Research Project.|
|Remains of Kanada Warehouse. UMCHGS.|
Swyripa, Frances. Storied Landscapes: Ethno-Religious Identity and the Canadian Prairies.
Winnipeg, MB, CAN: University of Manitoba Press, 2010. p 94.