Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jan 30 & 31, 1943 – 70 Yrs Ago – 975 children were killed in the gas chambers…

30 Jan 1943: “2,612 Polish Jews – men, women and 518 children under the age of 10–arrive in Auschwitz. After the selection 2,010 people, and 518 children are killed in the gas chambers.” 31 Jan 1942: These children are very … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day – Jan 27, 1943 70 Yrs Ago Today – 230 French Female Political Prisoners arrive in Auschwitz #Holocaust…

“They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives; a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon and the playwright Charlotte Delbo. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, secreted Jews to safety, transported weapons, and … Continue reading

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#Holocaust Remembrance Day – “The message of Auschwitz is so much larger than the horror, the horror

On this day in 1945 at 9:00am, the first Russian soldier of the 100th Infantry Division of the 106th Corps arrives in Monowitz (one of the camps connected to the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex). Of the 850 sick prisoners in Monowitz infirmary … Continue reading

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#Holocaust 70 yrs ago last week: 19,421 men, women and children were gassed…

The transports are so heavy at this point that to blog each one would be overwhelming, so this is a tribute to those transports that arrived in Auschwitz 70 years ago between Jan 13-Jan 21, 1943: 1,000 people from Berlin … Continue reading

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