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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 14
14 August 1942 | A day at the German camp: 712 Jews deported from were gassed at Birkenau, 60 Poles were shot at the execution wall of Block 11 at Auschwitz I & 58 prisoners selected at the camp infirmary were killed with phenol injection into their hearts.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 14
The Mass at the former German camp on the 77th anniv. of death of Fr. Maximilian who sacrificed his life for another prisoner Franciszek Gajowniczek. On 14 August 1941 Kolbe was killed with phenol injection inside the starvation cell in Block 11.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 14
The death certificate issued by the SS administration confirming the death of Father Maximilian Kolbe in ops 14 August 1941. The cause of death given is "Myocardinsuffizienz": myocardial insufficiency. Kolbe was murdered with a phenol injection in the starvation cell.
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Hananya Naftali Aug 13
Portrait of Istvan Reiner, taken shortly before he was killed in . He was four years old.
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Auschwitz Memorial Jul 28
29 July 1941 | After an escape from of a Polish prisoner Zygmunt Pilawski SS authorities selected 10 prisoners for starvation death. One of them, Franciszek Gajowniczek, begged for mercy. Father Maximilian sacrificed his life asking SS men to take him instead.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 8
9 August 1942 | Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Discalced Carmelite nun , patron of , was murdered in a gas chamber of the German II-Birkenau camp.
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Miledy Zeaiter Aug 14
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Ste Matthew Murray🇵🇸 Jul 31
In 2003 I went to Poland and visited went on the Holocaust Museum tour. Cried my eyes out the most of the time I was there. Never thought I'd see the day when i was called a and just for supporting Palestinians human rights. Politics is dirty.
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Ryan Northover Aug 14
Here’s some photos I took at This is a place I think of when I hear racists and bigots spread their hatred. 1.1 million people died here. Something to think about.
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Fr. Peter Wojcik Aug 14
Today is 77th anniversary of the death of . He died because he offered his life for a stranger in , and was killed by an injection of phenol in his starvation cell. Pray for all those who are still persecuted today!
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 13
Every personal is a testimony. Every represents a single lost. This is why we need to all, even the smallest authentic items. They also tell the of . Photo: Our :
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 4
5 August 1942 | 1st transport with Jews from occupied arrived at with 998 people. 254 were murdered in a gas chamber. The Germans deported 23,906 Jews from Belgium to Auschwitz. 78 percent were murdered in gas chambers immediately after the selection.
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Pray Hard Aug 14
“For Jesus Christ, I am prepared to suffer still more.” — St. Maximillian Kolbe of &
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Alec Sasse Aug 14
This priest sacrificed his life so that a man could go home to his family. He protected the flock, he imitated Christ, he considered souls as more important than himself. We need priests like him. We need Christians like him.
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 8
9 August 1944 | The Germans began deportation of Jews from the liquidated ghetto to . In 3 weeks 67,000 people - men, women & children - were transported the camp. Around 45,000 of them were murdered in gas chambers.
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Pray Hard Aug 13
“That night, I asked the Mother of God what was to become of me... Saint of &
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Today In History Jul 23
Today in 1942: Nazi opens the extermination camp in . Some 700,000-900,000 were killed there, more than any camp other than .
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Auschwitz Memorial Aug 11
12 August 1944 | The first transport of Poles deported by the Germans during the Warsaw arrived at from a transit camp in Pruszków: 1,984 men & 3,853 women. | Online lesson „From the uprising Warsaw to Auschwitz”:
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clvtrujillo Aug 14
The Nazis called him Prisoner 16670. We call him St. Maximilian Kolbe LOVE always defeats evil. ora pro nobis!
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McCrimmons Aug 13
14 August 😇 St. Maximilian Kolbe 1894-1941, Polish priest and martyr who stepped forward to take the place of a stranger selected to die at “No one in the world can change Truth. What we can do and should do is seek truth and serve it when we have found it.”
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