Monthly Archives: September 2012

175th Day in Auschwitz – 961 to go… Sept 23, 1942: 641 French men, women & children are killed in gas chambers

In addition to this transport from Pithiviers, France, a transport from Slovakia also arrived on Sept 23, 1942. The numbers killed of Slovakian Jews was not recorded, however; the only record of the transport is the number who were registered: … Continue reading

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168 days in Auschwitz #Holocaust #History – Sept 16, 1942 -1,371 men, women and children are killed in the gas chambers

this is a particularly gruesome day in the history of Auschwitz, as Commandant Hoss, SS 2nd Lt Hossler and Dejaco, go to Chelmo* where SS Col. Blobel “demonstrates machinery for incinerating bodies. The purpose is to find a process to … Continue reading

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162 days in Auschwitz – 974 days to go – #Holocaust Sept 10, 1942: 124 boys, 114 girls, 322 women die in gas chambers

This is┬áthe 8th┬átransport from Malines, Belgium. Of the 1,000 Jews who arrive from Belgium, only 21 men and 64 women are registered in the camp–the 715 other people are killed. Dr. Kremer nots in his diary “Morning present at a … Continue reading

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160 in Auschwitz #Holocaust Sept 8, 1942: 930 men, women and children arrive from Westerbork, Holland

After the selection only 6 men (63089-63094) and 26 women (19210-19235) are admitted to camp–remember these “women” are all under the age of 24. There was a previous selection in Cosel, where up to 200 people might have been taken … Continue reading

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