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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 possessions of the murdered Jews to the Reich, in accordance with August Frank’s orders.   Heinrich Unverhau who supervised the storage depot in the locomotive sheds at Belzec testified at his trial:   “SS Sturmbannfuhrer Hering accused me of being a saboteur because of the fact that during... (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)

Resistance at the Treblinka Death Camp! The Meir Berliner Story!

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 lat... (more)

The Killing of Reinhard Heydrich in Prague

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 of the Czechs. The resulting explosion caused sever damage to the right rear wing of the Merc... (more)

Escape from the Belzec Death Camp

ESCAPE FROM BELZEC; SAVED BY A PAIR OF HEELS By Julian Cohen Incorporating the Narrative of Hanna Cohen (Szper), Transcribed and Translated from the Polish Hanna & Julian 1947   When the German army punched into Poland on September 1, 1939, my mother's family still had three weeks before the Nazi conquerors would seize the ancient city of Lublin. The family had lived in Lublin and its environs for centuries. It was a large, learned, middle class family, integrated in Polish society and culture to the degree that Jews were allowed to integrate. My mother, Hanna, lived in a big old... (more)