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Monthly Archives: June 2012
“1000 Jews arrive in a transport of the RSHA from the Pithiviers Camp and receive Nos. 41773-42772. Among them are 937 Jews of Polish origin. By August 15, 1942, only 557 of them are still alive” (Czech 187).
Rena had been in Auschwitz for 85 days, over 3 months. She has 1048 days to go. It was raining today and 20 degrees centigrade, but the temperature will drop for the rest of the week down to 12 degrees … Continue reading
“The Polish woman Janina Nowak (# 7615), sent to Auschwitz in a group transport on June 12, 1942, escapes from a labor sqaud raking hay near the Sola River. After the escape is discovered, the unit of 200 Polish women … Continue reading
The German prisoner Kurt Pachala (#24) is locked in athe bunker of Block 11. He was the Capo of the troops’ supply depot and suspected of having helped four prisoners escape on June 20, 1942. In Bunker I in Birkenau, … Continue reading