Bara Cailín 5: 3 ‘with hammers and chisels’

As the queues formed so people were appointed to civic landmarks and other cultural sites in the city and charged with their demolition. This phase of Terminal Transit required the population to destroy historic buildings with hand tools so as to make the destruction last longer and feel more significant to those forced to take part.

Under the watchful eye of the Defence Force whole families started dismantling  their appointed landmarks brick by brick, forced to work in return for the smallest of rations.

At night, these same families slept pitifully on the streets beneath ripped tarpaulins and other paltry shelters, huddled together in their absolute misery.

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