I grim story for sure, but it is a nice catch from Eric Hunt over at Holocaust Denier.
Japanese Tsunami Crematorium can only handle 18 Bodies a Dayhttp://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/03/ ... 2987.shtml
In one town in a neighboring prefecture, the crematorium was unable to handle the large number of bodies being brought in for funerals.
“We have already begun cremations, but we can only handle 18 bodies a day. We are overwhelmed and are asking other cites to help us deal with bodies. We only have one crematorium in town,” Katsuhiko Abe, an official in Soma, told The Associated Press.
How many bodies per day were the crematoriums in Auschwitz and Birkenau designed to cremate?
Let's see what the YA community has to say...http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index ... 137AA9m9SY
20,000 people a day. You can read about it here (Wikipedia). Adolph Eichmann told Rudolph Hoss, who was the first commander of the camp, that between 1940 and 1943 that between 2 and 2 1/2 million jews were killed and cremated.