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Death Camp Images
2004 Memorial path - Belzec
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40 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 1
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69 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 2
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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.
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68 KB Anna Imich killed at Belzec
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4 KB Artist Painting of SS at Belzec
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Sonderkommando Revolt – Auschwitz – Birkenau 7 October 1944
Sonderkommando burning corpses in an open air pit at Birkenau
The Sonderkommando or ("Special Command Units') were Jewish prisoners who
were forced to work in the death camps at the grisly task of burning of the
corpses of those already murdered by the Nazi's.
For periods lasting from two to four month's these units worked under
hellish conditions until they themselves were liquidated by the Germans, and
the first task of their replacements was to dispose of the bodies of the
A Jewish child resting enroot from Nazi Germany
The history of the Kindertransports is a poignant tale of rescue,
separation, loss and integration following the persecution of the Jews in
the Nazi Reich and countries annexed by the Germans during the latter part of
Following the Kristallnacht outrage against the Jews on the 9 November 1938
as a response to what was happening to the Jews in the Reich a debate was
held in the House of Commons as a direct result of an appeal by the British
Jewish Refugee Committee.
The British Government had j... (more)
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
Are you a Jew?
Are both y... (more)