Monthly Archives: October 2012

210th Day in Auschwitz, 28 Oct. 1942 #Holocaust – The first transport from Czechoslovakia arrives

1,866 Jewish men, women and children from Theresienstadt ghetto are sent to Auschwitz as the result of “appeasement”. After the selection 215 men (#71060-71274) and 32 women (#23375-23306) are admitted into the camp. The remaining 1,619 men, women and children … Continue reading

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208th Day in Auschwitz, 26 Oct. 1942 #Holocaust – 895 people die in the gas…

208th Day in Auschwitz, 26 Oct. 1942 #Holocaust – The 14th and 15th transports from Belgium bring 995 and 476 Jews respectively. In the 14th transport there are 320 men and 120 boys and 425 women and 130 girls. In … Continue reading

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207th Day in Auschwitz, 25 Oct. 1942 #Holocaust – 935 human beings are killed in the gas chambers

988 Jewish men, women and children arrive in Auschwitz from Holland. After the selection, 21 men (#70333-70353) and 32 women (#22917-22948)  are admitted into camp, the remaining 935 human beings are killed in the gas chambers (Source: Czech 258).

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203rd Day in Auschwitz – 21 Oct 1942 #Holocaust “830 Dutch Jews are killed in the gas chambers…

Two Jewish transports arrived in Auschwitz on this day in 1942. One was from Slovakia, there is no total on the number of men, women and children killed in the gas chambers, but only 78 women (#22801-22878) and 121 men (#69073-69211) … Continue reading

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