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Meir Beliner Brave Act of Resistance at Treblinka   Jews assembled in Warsaw for transport to Treblinka Meir Berliner was a citizen of Argentina who was visiting Warsaw with his wife and daughter when the Second World War broke out. Meir and his family were taken to Treblinka death camp.   Meir Berliner had arrived in Treblinka from Warsaw a few days before in one of the transports of the so called "Big Action" At that time it was the practice to take out several hundred people from each transport to work arranging the belongings of the murdered; the same day or a few days later, the group was liquidated and was replaced by other people selected from new shipments.   As the arrivals passed the large number of piles of clothing scattered everywhere, they became suspicious. They were never given time to think, discuss, or plan a response. The transports from the ... (more)

The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

Holocaust Research Project on Ulitzer Reinhard Heydrich Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia On the twenty-ninth of May, 1942, Radio Prague announced that Reinhard Heydrich, Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia, lay dying at the Bulovka hospital in Prague from wounds sustained in a daring ambush by Czech partisans as his car passed through the city outskirts at Holesovice, on the Rude Armady VII Kobylisky not far from the Vltava river. The assassins attempted to kill Heydrich with automatic weapons but experienced a malfunction so a grenade was then tossed at the car by one o... (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)

Images of the National Socialist German Workers Party

NSDAP Images www. Holocaust Research Project         [Next] [Last]   1922 NSDAP Delegation in Coburg 800 X 512 92 KB 1934 NSDAP rally in Nuremberg 433 X 599 95 KB A truck of the fascist Nazi party drives through the Prenzlauer Promenade in Berlin - Pankow. 800 X 544 95 KB Action Reinhard killer Willi Mentz's NSDAP card 700 X 441 83 KB Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels with Nazi Party officials in 1926 640 X 440 73 KB Adolf Hitler and other dignitaries at the opening of the Nazi Party museum in the Sterneckerbraeuhaus the Party's first headquarters 706 X 450 63 KB Adolf Hitler casts his... (more)

Yakov Kaper and the concentration camp at Syrets

Yakov Kaper His Account of Life in Kiev 48 Melnikova - Syrets Camp – Babi Yar    Selected Extracts from the Thorny Road          Part 1 Captured by the Germans   1941 Map showing German success in the Russian campaign I was born in a small town named Lubar in the Zhitomir region in 1914. From 1935 to 1937 I served in the Red Army in Belaya Tzerkva in the 185th Turkestan Infantry.   I completed the regimental school for junior commanders and received the rank of sergeant-major. After I was demobilised from the army, I moved to Kiev and started to work as a carpenter in the c... (more)