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168 days in Auschwitz #Holocaust #History – Sept 16, 1942 -1,371 men, women and children are killed in the gas chambers

this is a particularly gruesome day in the history of Auschwitz, as Commandant Hoss, SS 2nd Lt Hossler and Dejaco, go to Chelmo* where SS Col. Blobel “demonstrates machinery for incinerating bodies. The purpose is to find a process to … Continue reading

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Day 113 – 1136 Days in Auschwitz. 70 Yrs Ago Today 827 Jews (430 women) arrive from France

Their transport left Angers St. Laud on July 21, 1942 at 11:32PM. This is the 8th transport from that region and after the selection 390 women are admitted into camp. The rest are killed in the gas chambers. There are … Continue reading

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1136 Days in Auschwitz July 10, 1942 “29 female prisoners are sent in a group transport…” #Holocaust

29 female prisoners are sent in a group transport and numbered 8513-8541. The RHSA informs the Gestapo that a separate section for female prisoners has been formed in Auschwitz. …Himmler sends a letter to Dr. Clauberg expressing a wish that … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – What are you Memorializing?

82nd Airborne USA (who freed Rena (#1716) and Danka (#2779) were freed in May 1945, after 3 years in Auschwitz). All Resistance Fighters (French, Polish, Dutch, Norwegian, etc. who fought in the underground) SOE (British Special Forces)  of whom my … Continue reading

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