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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 15
15 August 1928 | A Polish girl Czesława Kwoka was born. She was expelled by the Germans from Zamość Region during creating the "living space" in the east. Registered in on 13 December 1942 (no. 26947). She was killed with a phenol heart injection on 12 March 1943.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 13
14 August 1941 | Saint fr. Maximilian OFM was killed with a phenol injection inside a starvation cell of Block 11 of the German I camp. On 29 July 1941 he offered his life to save a person selected for starvation death after an escape of a prisoner.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 19
19 August 1942 | A transport of 997 Jews deported from Drancy arrived at . 897 people were immediately killed in gas chambers. One of them was Fanny Brauch from . She was 15 years old.
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Auschwitz Memorial 10h
21 August 1942 | The Germans shot in the camp a Polish prisoner Stanisław Dubois, socialist, one of the leaders of the camp resistance. | Learn more about resistance in KL Auschwitz:
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Auschwitz Exhibition Aug 12
"The opposite of love is not hatred, it's indifference." Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor. In the images, a group of SS man and female auxiliaries of SS garrison enjoy themselves in the camp recreation center of Solahütte, no more than 30 km away from the gas chambers.
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Auschwitz Memorial 4h
21 August 1942 | A Pole Józef Frąckiewicz perished in . He was a warden at Pawiak prison in arrested by the Germans for helping prisoners to escape and communicate with the outside world. In the camp from 13 March 1942 (no. 26711). He was 37 years old.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 20
20 August 1944 | An American air squadron bombarded the I.G. Farbenindustrie chemical plants near the German -Birkenau camp.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 10
11 August 1942 | A transport of 559 Jews deported by the Germans from camp in the occupied Netherlands arrived at . After the selection 164 men & 131 women were registered in the camp. 264 people were killed in a gas chamber.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 20
20 August 1942 | A transport of 998 Jews deported by the Germans from the Malines (Mechelen) camp in occupied Belgium arrived at . 823 people were murdered in gas chambers. 104 men & 71 women were registered in the camp - none of them survived.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 18
18 August 1943 | A transport of 1,800 Greek Jews deported by the Germans from ghetto in Thessaloniki arrived at . 271 men were registered in the camp. 1,529 people were sent by SS doctors to be killed in gas chambers.
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Chaskel Bennett Aug 7
Survival to Triumph: Shoshana Ovitz, survived . She witnessed Mengele take her mother. After the war, she married Dov who lost his wife & children in the . She celebrated her 104th birthday by asking all her offspring to join her at the .
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Agata Supińska Jul 26
Witold is an unsung hero of the WW2. He volunteered to be infiltrated into and spent two and a half years there, not only surviving but organising an extensive resistance network. To find out more visit :
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 16
Preservation of all the remains of is our obligation. Thanks to the historical site we can every day talk about the human suffering, humiliation & death to commemorate all the victims. Remains of kitchens at Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Photo:
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Israel ישראל Aug 9
Shoshana Ovitz was in her 20's when she survived the death camp. This week, Shoshana celebrated her 104th birthday with hundreds of her descendants, who joined her at the Western Wall in . Victory of life over evil.
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Fr. Peter Wojcik Jul 31
On July 29, 1941 offered his live to save a stranger at Concentration Camp. This is what transformative love of God does to human hearts! “Blessed are the merciful: they shall have mercy shown them” Mt. 5:7
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Maria-Fernanda Medina Jul 27
When I was there I was impacted by the size of the concentration camps. then I was shocked by the atrocities that took place there.
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Auschwitz Exhibition 2h
August 21, 1943 | A selection is carried out in -Birkenau where 498 female Jewish prisoners are condemned to death in the gas chambers as in the opinion of the SS Camp Doctor, they unfit for work. Among those selected, there are 438 Greek women.
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Udey Johnson Aug 19
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Auschwitz Exhibition 19h
August 20, 1944 | In the afternoon, an American air squadron consisting on 127 bombers and 100 fighter jets bombards the I.G. Farben chemical plants near for 28 minutes. (1/2)
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Alina Nowobilska🇵🇱 22h
in 1943, prisoner no. 115, Kazimierz Jarzębowski was executed among 37 others. They were all shot at the wall of death in between blocks 10 & 11. He escaped on the 20th May 1943 & was caught & re arrested on the 31st July 1943. (1)
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