The History of the Gay Male and Lesbian Experience during World War II


Paul Gerhard Vogel

Transcribed from We were marked with a big `A' a video-film by Joseph Weishaupt and Elke Jeanron, distributed by the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum

"The kapo was the worst; the SS guards were lazy. They didn't push us -- that was the kapo, the shit boss. He used a young fellow -- how to say it -- as a riding horse. With him, no one said anything, but when two prisoners were together, they were called faggots, pigs, and were beaten up. The kapos themselves all had their boys, their riding horses"