Monthly Archives: February 2013

70 Yrs Ago in Auschwitz #Holocaust 3,049 women prisoners died in Month of Feb, 1943…

This is the first time that the numbers of women who have died is listed in the historical record, and we get a clear picture of how many women registered in the women’s camp have been selected to die versus … Continue reading

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Feb 26, 1943-70 Yrs Ago #Holocaust-the first transport of Gypsies arrived in Auschwitz

The first transport of Gypsies arrived in Auschwitz on Feb 26, 1943. The men, women and children are housed in the B-IIe section of Birkenau, which is them named the Gypsy Family Camp (it was still unfinished). Separate registers are … Continue reading

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11 Feb 1943 in Auschwitz #Holocaust 5 Employees, from the Weigl Institute were registered in Auschwitz, with their wives and their children.

Guilty by association or were they Jewish? Three of the scientists’ wives registered in Auschwitz were:  Anna Seeman #34965, Natalia Umschweif #34966 and Ernestyna Fleck #34967—no numbers are listed for their children. (Whether these women and their children survived is … Continue reading

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Feb 6, 1943 – 70 Yrs Ago Today in Auschwitz #Holocaust – 1,000 women die during roll call…

Caroline Moorehead writes about this day in the biography “Train in Winter” about the women in the French in Resistance. It is a brutal scene recording violence against women, and is here cited from Danuta Czech’s archival research Auschwitz Chronicle: … Continue reading

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