At roll call

Work camp Gleiwitz, Camp for forced labor

Then they’d run into the barracks to count the sick, who were then given hell for being sick.

In the morning at 4 or 5 o’clock the prisoners were woken up; after this they had to wash and get dressed to be ready for roll call to be counted. Roll call often lasted several hours. Then the prisoners were split into their work units and marched to their workplace. For some units this might be a march of over an hour. The work was done under the watchful eyes of foremen, the so-called bosses.