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Transport from Gleiwitz

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As the Jews are loaded on the transport from Gleiwitz, what key idea is indicated in the following passage?

Our eyes were tired from staring at the horizon, waiting for the liberating train to appear. . . . An infinitely long train, composed of roofless cattle cars. The SS shoved us inside, a hundred per car: we were so skinny!

A

A desperate clinging to hope

B

More humane treatment from the SS

C

The horrific condition of starvation

D

The hope of freedom from the Russians

E

The better conditions of the train