Monthly Archives: December 2012

70 yrs ago tonight – xmas was celebrated even in Auschwitz #Holocaust

#Kindle #Amazon “In the evening, Polish female prisoners who live in the staff building put candles on a pine branch, which they have secretly brought into the room allocated to them. They light the candles and sing Christmas carols and … Continue reading

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Dec 14, 1942 – 263 Days in Auschwitz #Holocaust On this last night of Hanukkah let us

light candles to light the world and remember that our light can alleviate the darkness but only if we commit to living lives free of hatred, which serves no purpose. 70 years ago today, hatred, racism and prejudice reigned : … Continue reading

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St. Nicolas Day 1942 – a sad day in Holocaust History: 2,000 women are executed in Birkenau

“In the women’s camp in Birkenau, the SS carry out a large-scale selection, which lasts the entire day. Afterward, approximately 2,000 young, healthy, and able-bodied women are brought to the gas chambers in the bunkers”* (Czech 279). *In their accounts, … Continue reading

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Dec 1-4, 1942 #Holocaust 246 Days in Auschwitz: 8,232 women – 23,093 men r in camp…

In the past three days, a transport had arrived from Norway, Holland and two from Poland. What is most important is that almost NO women were registered in camp, only men. So we are looking at: 532 Norwegian men, women … Continue reading

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