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                                        Belzec Death Camp Images                                                                                         www.HolocaustResearchProject.org     [Next] [Last]   2004 Memorial path - Belzec 508 X 383 40 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 1 800 X 516 69 KB Aerial Map of Belzec 2 566 X 488 95 KB An SS man on the staff of the Belzec camp, posing in front of the flour mill used as an assembly place for Jews deported to the camp. 379 X 580 68 KB Anna Imich killed at Belzec 98 X 129 4 KB Artist Painting of SS at Belzec 308 X 195 21 KB Artist Painting of the Belzec Camp 308 X 222 23 KB Belzec gates 2000 388 X 284 40 KB Belzec Kommandantur 648 X 427 62 KB Belzec Memorial Ramp area under construction in 2004 508 X 383 35 KB Belzec Pre 2004 Memorial 1 767 X 558 112 KB Belzec Pre 2004 Memorial 2 745 X 558 117 KB   See the full image gallery here: http://www.ho... (more)

The Story of Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler "He who saves a single soul , saves the world entire"  The Jewish Inscription on Schindler’s ring given to him by the Jews at Brunnlitz.          Oskar Schindler 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)

Jewish revolt! The Underground Leaders!!

    Aharon Liebeskind Jewish Underground Leader           Aharon Liebeskind Aharon Liebeskind was born in Zabierzow, a village near Krakow in 1912, and he studied law at Krakow University. In 1938 he became secretary of the Akiva movement, which he had joined at the age of fourteen. In early 1939 he was appointed national secretary of Akiva and went to live in Warsaw, although he kept his home in Krakow as well, and continued to lead the movement there.   As well as the above commitments he also managed to complete his doctoral dissertation. His job kept him in Warsaw unt... (more)

Escape from Sobibor!

  Alexander Pechersky on the Revolt and Escape From the Sobibor Death Camp   In his own words...       Reunion of Sobibor survivors Alexander Pechersky (third from the left) Alexander Pechersky was born on the 22 February 1909 in Kremenchuk, in the Ukraine. A lieutenant in the Red Army, he became a Prisoner of War in October 1941.   * Read more about Alexander Pechersky [here]     After trying to escape in May 1942, he was taken to Borisov, where a medical examination exposed him as being of Jewish extraction. He was sent to Sobibor death camp on the 22 September 1943 as ... (more)

Thomas Blatt takes on Karl Frenzel

New Page 1 Sobibor survivor Thomas Tovi Blatt confronts Death Camp Commandant Karl Frenzel (forced labour section) in 1983 Thomas Tovi Blatt (left) and Karl Frenzel meet in a hotel room in Hagen Germany in 1983 Thomas Blatt: Here you are drinking beer. With that smile on your face you could be anybody’s neighbour, anybody’s fellow sporting club member. But you are not anybody. You are Karl Frenzel, the SS commandant. You ranked third in the chain of command at the extermination camp of Sobibor. You were the commandant of Lager 1. Do you remember me?   Karl Frenzel: Not exactly ... (more)