Monthly Archives: June 2012

1136 Days in Auschwitz 70YrsAgoToday June 1-30 1942 #Holocaust

“2,289 Jews, 1,203 Poles, including 100 reeducation prisoners, 149 Czechs, 49 Germans and one Gypsy die in Auschwitz-Birkenau. A total of 3,683 prisoners have lost their lives. Most of the 2,289 Jewish prisoners were killed in the gas chamber…. Most … Continue reading

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1136 Days in Auschwitz – 70YrsAgoToday 30 June, 1942 #Holocaust

The transport recorded on June 28 takes 2 days to arrive in Poland. It appears from the record that no one died on this transport as the registration states “1004 Jewish men* and 34 Jewish women arrive in the fifth … Continue reading

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1136 Days in Auschwitz – 70YrsAgoToday 28 June, 1942 #Holocaust

“The Commandant’s Office of Auschwitz is informed that the fifth transport with 1,038 Jews left Beaune-la-Rolanda in France at 5:20AM for Auschwitz. At 2:30AM a female prisoner is shot by SS man Peitz “while escaping” (Czech 18). PLEASE NOTE: the … Continue reading

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1136 days in Auschwitz – 70YrsAgo Today – 27 June 1942 #Holocaust

“1,000 Jews* [all men] arrive in a transport of the RSHA from the Pithiviers Camp and receive Nos. 41773-42772. Among them are 937 Jews of Polish origin” (Czech 187). * By August 15, 1942, only 557 of them are still … Continue reading

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