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Faces Of Auschwitz
Telling the stories of the victims of Nazi Germany's Auschwitz Concentration Camp. A project by in collaboration with
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Auschwitz Memorial Nov 17
17 listopada 1913 | W Łodzi urodził się Gersz Zysking, polski Żyd. W obozie został zarejestrowany 9 czerwca 1942 r. Otrzymał numer 29178. Zginął po prawie dwóch miesiącach - 4 sierpnia 1942 r. Kolor:
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US Holocaust Museum Oct 31
Costumes making fun of Jews were a popular fixture during the Nazi regime. Using stereotypes or symbols of hate in costumes might have been considered funny then. Today we know it’s dangerous.
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Auschwitz Exhibition Oct 15
For the first time in history original objects from are displayed in America, at Brown beans which have been found by Otto Frank, Anne Frank's father, after his return from between the cracks of the stairs in the annex.
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Auschwitz Exhibition Oct 4
October 4, 1942 | At 12:30 pm in , a SS command is ordered to take over a transport, probably to send 1,800 female prisoners to the gas chambers.
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US Holocaust Museum Oct 4
in 1933, Nazi Germany passed the “Editor’s Law” banning Jews from serving as press editors. All remaining journalists and editors were forced to register with the Propaganda Ministry, which tightly controlled the flow of news.
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Professor Frank McDonough Oct 5
5 October 1938. Hitler’s government decreed that all Jewish passports must be stamped with letter J (Jude= Jew).
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VHEC Collections Dec 5
Many people in the community have Holocaust-related artefacts, even the smallest of which tell an important story. We acquire and preserve these items as evidence of the Holocaust & to ensure the legacy of survivors is not forgotten. Learn about donating:
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H.E.T. Oct 4
Yesterday, students from across Scotland visited the former Nazi death and concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the Trust's Project
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Auschwitz Memorial Oct 3
Cousins Morris Sana and Simon Mairowitz lost each other while fleeing from the Nazis in World War II. 75 years later, have finally been reunited. "We cried and cried and cried and cried." More at
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Marina Amaral Oct 5
By bringing color to the original black and white registration photos and telling prisoners’ stories, “Faces of Auschwitz” commemorates the memory of those who were murdered in the name of bigotry and hate.
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Auschwitz Exhibition Sep 22
September 22, 1942 | The SS Camp doctor carries out a selection among the patients in the prisoner's infirmary, Block 20. He selects 92 prisoners, who are killed in the same day with phenol injections.
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Yad Vashem Sep 20
75 years have passed since the massacre of Jews in the Klooga labor camp. 2,000 Jews were murdered and prepared for cremation ahead of the camp's imminent liberation, which took place just days later. These pictures were found in the pockets of those murdered Jews.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Sep 23
- the Simon family (Wilhelm, Bernard & Gerty) c.1930, Berlin. Our exhibit features personal photos as well as her portraits of famous politicians, actors, artists. Pop in & learn about her extraordinary life. Open until 15 Oct!
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Auschwitz Memorial Sep 15
At least 928 prisoners attempted to escape from the Auschwitz camp complex. 196 prisoners escaped successfully. See our online lesson dedicated to escapes where you can find also the story of Mala & Edek:
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Sep 15
1935, the Nuremberg Laws were enacted. These laws marked an escalation of Nazi persecution towards Jews. This drawing, created by a young girl in her school textbook, depicts the laws & antisemitic definitions that were used. :
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Yad Vashem Sep 15
In September 1943, Ben Zion Averbuch made these small gifts for his girlfriend's birthday. He managed to smuggle them out of the prison and send them to her. Some 6 months later, Ben Zion was murdered. Read more about this story here
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US Holocaust Museum Sep 15
The anti-Jewish Nuremberg Laws were implemented in 1935. The laws embodied many of the racial theories underpinning Nazi ideology. Read more about the laws that would provide the legal framework for the systematic persecution of Jews in Germany.
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Auschwitz Memorial Sep 13
"How I found my Bubby in ‘The Auschwitz Album’" Matt Lebovic writes about the story of his grandmother deported to Auschwitz but also the challenge of researching and understanding the unique photographic source in which she was captured.
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Karen Pollock Sep 13
Read about our special evening in celebration of the life of Gena Turgel . An honour and privilege to be involved :-
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Faces Of Auschwitz Sep 13
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After being subjected to four months of constant fear, forced labor and living on the brink of starvation, Maria Schenker perished behind the concentration camp’s walls on August 19, 1942.
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