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Holocaust Research Project Launches Education Topic on Ulitzer. The aim of H.E.A.R.T is to inform and educate people about the Holocaust and the extermination programs conducted by the Nazi regime throughout Europe during the Second World War. H.E.A.R.T research and material is contributed from a group of independent Holocaust researchers who devote their spare time to research for the production of this website and other forms of related publications, such as leaflets and books. H.E.A.R.T is run by its trustees and directors, who manage the daily administration of the website, review all research materials, fact checking, and addressing any required corrections. Most materials presented on the H.E.A.R.T website originate in Poland, Germany, the former Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom as well as from private sources in the USA and other countries. H.E.A.R.T cu... (more)

The Belzec Death Camp Album

                                        Belzec Death Camp Images                                                                                         www.HolocaustResearchProject.org     [Next] [Last]   2004 Memorial path - Belzec 508 X 383 40 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 1 800 X 516 69 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 2 566 X 488 95 KB An SS man on the staff of the Belzec camp, posing in front of the flour mill used as an assembly place for Jews deported to the camp. 379 X 580 68 KB Anna Imich killed at Belzec 98 X 129 4 KB Artist Painting of SS at Belzec 308 X 195 21 KB Artist Painting of the Bel... (more)

Himmler in Minsk

Himmler in Minsk   Learn more about the Minsk Ghetto [Here]       Himmler visits a POW camp in Minsk SS – Obergruppenfuhrer Karl Wolff who served as Himmler’s adjutant recalled that during a trip to Minsk on 15 August 1941 recalled that Himmler “asked to see a shooting operation,” and Einsatzgruppe B Commander Nebe arranged such an execution of 100 people, 98 men and 2 women.   Wolff was present at this action and he remembered how Himmler, just before the firing was to begin, walked up to a doomed man and put a few questions to him.   Are you a Jew?   Yes.  Are both y... (more)

Nazi Plunder! Profiting from the genocide of Aktion Reinhard!

Aktion Reinhard  Profiting from the Holocaust      August Frank at the WVHA trial in Nuremberg SS- Brigadefuhrer August Frank, one of the heads of the Economic and Administrative Main Office (WVHA) issued an order on the 26 September 1942 to the Aktion Reinhard headquarters in Lublin and to the commandant in Auschwitz, regarding the correct procedure for the treatment and distribution of Jewish possessions and valuables within the extermination camps.   Within the three death camps, Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka the Germans established working commandos to sort and pack the p... (more)

The Holocaust in Vilna - Jacob Gens

Jacob Gens The Holocaust in the Vilna Ghetto   Jacob Gens Jacob Gens was appointed by the Germans in 1941 to head the Judenrat (Jewish Council) in the Vilna Ghetto. He held this post until Sept 14th, 1943 when  he was summoned to the Gestapo headquarters and shot. The Vilna ghetto was completely liquidated 10 days later, this is his story.   Jacob Gens was born in 1903 at the village of Illovieciai in the Siauliai district of Lithuania. to a middle-class Jewish family, the eldest of four brothers.   In 1919, when Lithuania was fighting for its independence, he volunteered to ... (more)