Sonderkommando Revolt – Auschwitz – Birkenau 7 October 1944
Sonderkommando burning corpses in an open air pit at Birkenau
The Sonderkommando or ("Special Command Units') were Jewish prisoners who
were forced to work in the death camps at the grisly task of burning of the
corpses of those already murdered by the Nazi's.
For periods lasting from two to four month's these units worked under
hellish conditions until they themselves were liquidated by the Germans, and
the first task of their replacements was to dispose of the bodies of the
previous group. Since a Sonderkommando usually comprised men from incoming
transports, their second task often consisted of disposing of the bodies of
their own families.
At Birkenau their duties included guiding the new arrivals into the gas
chambers, removing the bodies afterwards, shavin... (more)
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)
Holocaust Research Project Launches Education Topic on Ulitzer.
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the extermination programs conducted by the Nazi regime throughout Europe
during the Second World War.
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1922 NSDAP Delegation in Coburg
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95 KB A truck of the fascist Nazi party drives through the Prenzlauer
Promenade in Berlin - Pankow.
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73 KB Adolf Hitler and other dignitaries at the opening of the Nazi Party
museum in the Sterneckerbraeuhaus the Party's first headquarters
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"He who saves a single soul , saves the world entire"
The Jewish Inscription on Schindler’s ring given to him by the Jews at
Oskar Schindler was born on 28 April 1908 in Svitavy, a Moravian industrial
town, which was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Many ethnic Germans
lived in Svitavy, and the surrounding area, the Sudetenland.
Oscar’s parents Johann Schindler and Francisca nee Luser were both Germans
from Silesia, who had settled in Svitavy, where he worked in insurance, and
the selling of electrical generators ... (more)