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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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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