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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New Educational Holocaust Curriculum, Timeline and Website

“Rena’s Promise is the number one favorite book of all of my students – and they read five books in their senior year, including Night, In My Hands, In Cold Blood, and In the Lake of the Woods, as well … Continue reading

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Jan 7, 1942 – 294 days in Auschwitz #Holocaust 2,000 Jews arrive from Augustow ghetto

296 men are registered with the numbers 85525-85820; 215 women are registered with numbers #28069-28283. Approximately, 1489 people are killed in the gas. On this same day “The Commandant’s Office receives the WVHA travel permit for a truck to Dessau … Continue reading

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