KZ-camp built by Lego?

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Bill Medland
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KZ-camp built by Lego?

Post by Bill Medland » 19 Mar 2002 09:48

I just found this picture, and wondered if it really exists?
With toys today, I would not be surprised! :?

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Post by Publius » 19 Mar 2002 11:31

No, it doesn't exist as a real toy. It's art of some sort and initially Lego was furious with what it considered abuse of it's brand. I think a compromise was reached whereby the artist had to put stickers on the boxes reading "This is a piece of art and not endorsed by Lego or in any way or form" or something to that effect.

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Post by Johan Elisson » 19 Mar 2002 20:29

I know that the holocaust is a terrible part of history but i couldn't keep my self from laughing at the pic!!! =)

/Johan

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Post by Tchort » 19 Mar 2002 22:53

I suddenly have the motivation to go buy legos.. :D :D

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Post by Mark Alinsky » 20 Mar 2002 00:55

I heard they were going to add a low voltage electrified fence, but the FTC told them it would be a hazard to young children. Har har! :twisted:

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Lego Camp

Post by Scott Smith » 20 Mar 2002 02:43

Well, having a Lego version of the Treblinka death chambers saves us the bother of asking what they were really like and how they supposedly worked. They literally could have been anything that we want them to be. Rather like a fairy tale cartoon, we can just "cut to the chase" and focus on the morality play.

Now, I wonder where I can get a Rudolf Höß action-figure...
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Post by Tchort » 20 Mar 2002 03:18

An Ohlendorf with Kung-Fu grip would be nice.. :)

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Post by Johan Elisson » 20 Mar 2002 10:54

The "Hitler bunker" would be cool! And some PzKpfw V! :lol:

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Post by Roberto » 20 Mar 2002 11:14

<<Well, having a Lego version of the Treblika death chambers saves us the bother of asking what they were really like and how they supposedly worked.>>

A real life reconstruction would be more interesting. With Smith, Berg and other "Revisionist" big mouths as the guinea pigs. That would be fun.

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Gotcha...

Post by Scott Smith » 20 Mar 2002 13:58

<<A real life reconstruction would be more interesting. With Smith, Berg and other "Revisionist" big mouths as the guinea pigs. That would be fun.>>

It would be, with you in a striped uniform.
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Re: Gotcha...

Post by Roberto » 20 Mar 2002 14:05

Scott Smith wrote:<<A real life reconstruction would be more interesting. With Smith, Berg and other "Revisionist" big mouths as the guinea pigs. That would be fun.>>

It would be, with you in a striped uniform.
:wink: :wink:
What I actually had in mind was Smith & friends crammed into the gas chamber, Ovidius operating the engine and me watching through the peephole. Any volunteers?

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Peephole...

Post by Scott Smith » 20 Mar 2002 15:09

...sounds kind of voyeuristic.

Actually, I'm fairly certain that you would look better in stripes, with me carrying Wirth's whip. Of course, if Barry the dog likes you then perhaps you can cut hair to make U-boat carpets.
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Post by Roberto » 20 Mar 2002 15:37

<<...sounds kind of voyeuristic.>>

No voyeurism. Just intellectual curiosity.

<<Actually, I'm fairly certain that you would look better in stripes, with me carrying Wirth's whip.>>

Smith's day and night dream, no doubt. I can't blame him after all the whippings he has taken on this forum.

<<Of course, if Barry the dog likes you then perhaps you can cut hair to make U-boat carpets.>>

Barry was the mirror of Franz' mood. But when Franz was not around, he was an amenable fellow that didn't harm anybody. An interesting but not unusual phenomenon of animal psychology, as explained by the noted Prof. Konrad Lorenz at the first Treblinka trial.

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Re: KZ-camp built by Lego?

Post by Birgitte Heuschkel » 21 Mar 2002 13:34

Bill Medland wrote:I just found this picture, and wondered if it really exists?
Aaaaaas a resident of Legoland, alternatively known as Denmark, I can say I sincerely doubt this thing would ever have made it past the drawing board very late at night in the office of some pissed-off employee of the Lego corporation :)

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Post by Tchort » 21 Mar 2002 21:12

it does exist-but obviously not as a consumer product. Its part of a very controversial art exibit in the 'jewish museum' in n(j)ew york city. The picture has been used by modern day National Socialists for some time,though.

if you live in the states, there was a debate on the art exhibit on MSNBC which the lego KZ was a part of-they show pictures of the actual lego-KZ built by some guy. :roll:

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