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Berenbaum, Michael. The World Must Know: the history of the Holocaust
as told in the United States Holocaust Museum. ISBN O-316-09135-9 (hc).
First edition 1993.

Page 138. Caption to photo reads:

Each gas chamber was fitted with an airtight door. These doors were
bolted shut before gas entered the chamber inside. From the outside,
SS guards could observe the killing through a small peephole.  This
is a casting of the door to the gas chamber at Majdanek. _Photo USHMM._

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