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Henryk Mandelbaum Speaks on the Gas Chambers at Auschwitz Henryk Mandelbaum Henryk Mandelbaum was born on 15 December 1922 in Olkusz, Poland to a poor Polish –Jewish family. His entire family was forced to move to the Dabrowa Gornicza ghetto in 1940. His parents were later trans...
Mass murder in the forests of Katyn   In April 1943, in the Katyn Forest near Smolensk in the Soviet Union, occupying German troops discovered eight large graves containing the remains of thousands of the Polish Army officers and intellectual leaders who had been interned a...
A radio interview conducted by Ingrid Smart from the Holocaust Historical Society and Chris Webb on 17 December 2012 in London www.HolocaustResearchProject.org IS: Good afternoon Mr Webb, is it okay if I call you Chris? CW: Yes that will be fine, no one calls me Christopher IS: Is it...
 Tomaszow Mazowiecki A town and its destruction under the Nazi Occupation  Map showing Tomaszow Mazowiecki (click text to enlarge) Tomaszow Mazowiecki during the inter-war years had a Jewish population of about 10,000 approximately this was one third of the town’s populat...
Selected Extracts from the Memoirs of Samuel Jarniewski A Jewish Prisoner of War SS Labour Camp Budzyn  Part 2 Samuel Jarniewski On the evening of Thursday the fifteenth October 1942, we entered the camp, which had been prepared for our arrival. In the camp, we were receive...
New Page 1   Ber Warm   Memoirs of a Jewish Order Service Policeman     Jewish Order Police Ber Warm was a member of the Jewish Police Force in the Warsaw Ghetto. He was assigned to the Befehlstelle, the SS command post for the deportation and later to the ...
Yitzhak Katzenelson Jewish Poet, Playwright and Educator Yitzhak Katzenelson Yitzhak Katzenelson was born on 21 July 1886, in Karelitz, now Korelichi, near the Belorussian capital of Minsk, as the son of Hinda Katzenelson and Jakob Benjamin Katzenelson, who was a writer and a...
Frankfurt am Main The City and the Holocaust     Copperplate engraving depicting a Jewish man & woman circa 1703 Founded in Charlemagne’s time, Frankfurt was for many years the site of the election and coronation of the German emperors, and in the fourteenth century...
The survival of Jerry Koenig   Hiding in Kosow- Lacki     Warsaw Ghetto Survivor Jerry Koenig delivers a speech about his time in the ghetto The situation in the Warsaw ghetto was truly horrendous – food, water and sanitary conditions were non-existent. You c...
The Last "Unrighteous" the story of Benjamin Murmelstein Guest Publication by Holocaust survivor Wolf Murmelstein   [Please note the following is the original text as submitted by the author. No edits specific to grammar or translation have been made] [photos added to enhance the ...
New Page 1   Hershl Sperling Personal Testimony of the Treblinka Death Camp   Hershl Sperling and his family lived in the Czestochowa ghetto on Wilsona Street near the ghetto wall. What follows below is his account of the deportation and incarceration in the Treblinka de...
  Fritz Hensen Report of My Activity by the SS Special Detachment in Kulmhof (Chelmno) [photos added to enhance the text]       Rheinberg the 13.7.1945   SS and German workmen at Chelmno Name: Fritz Hensen   Nationality: German   D...
New Page 1 The Holocaust in the Soviet Union and Baltic States Eyewitness Statements - 1941 -1943       Tadeusz Zaderecki a Polish writer who lived in Lvov recalled:   A Jewish woman is terrorized and beaten in Lvov A rabble of drunken farmers flowed in ...
  The story of Max Block (Part 2)   BORN DECEMBER 14 1889 IN BOCHUM EMIGRATED 1936 TO AMSTERDAM DEPORTED APRIL 21 1943 TO THERESIENSTADT MURDERED OCTOBER 14 1944 IN AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU Although Max Block did not survive the Holocaust, his story has. H.E.A.R.T has de...
The story of Max Block (Part 1)   BORN DECEMBER 14 1889 IN BOCHUM EMIGRATED 1936 TO AMSTERDAM DEPORTED APRIL 21 1943 TO THERESIENSTADT MURDERED OCTOBER 14 1944 IN AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU Although Max Block did not survive the Holocaust, his story has. H.E.A.R.T has determined that ...
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 f...
New Page 1 Holocaust Denial & Debunking   A review of the bankrupt state of Revisionism, and the insensibility of arguing with Holocaust deniers.     In May 2009 I concluded in my H.E.A.R.T editorial stating there is little value to be found in Holocaust De...
Images of the Holocaust at Klooga www.holocaustresearchproject.org  The Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team  [Next] [Last] Burial pit for corspes of the victims of the Klooga camp400 X 60772 KB Estonia ,Klooga, 1944, Bodies in a barrack in the c...
Dr Elchanan Elkes chairman of the Kovno Judenrat Letters to London 1943 - the chairman writes to his children about life in the Kovno ghetto Dr Elchanan Elkes of the Kovno Judenrat My beloved son and daughter! I am writing these lines, my dear children, in the vale of tears of ...
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Westerbork Transit Camp Images www.holocaustresearchproject.org [Next] [Last] A garden between camp barracks at Westerbork640 X 45460 KB A Jewish woman sits at the assembly point for transport to Westerbork637 X 45271 KB A transport from Westerbork637 X 45657 KB A weddin...
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Images of the Holocaust in Vienna  www.HolocaustResearchProject.org        [Next] [Last] A bus transporting German soldiers on a street in Vienna439 X 57874 KB A directive from the Jewish community in Vienna requiring the recipient to report to the ...
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Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team Publications Listing   www.HolocaustResearchProject.org     Poland Captured Images of Poland under the Nazi Occupation A H.E.A.R.T Publication This is a limited edition available July, 2011ISBN 978 -0- 9556544-5-9&nb...
New Page 1 POLISH FORT-NIGHTLY REVIEW London, Tuesday, May 1 1945 Issue No. 115 Polish Women in German Concentration Camps   Foreword   A wave of indignation is passing over the world today as the result of the revelation of the conditions in which the prisoners in Germ...
New Page 1 Record of Interrogation In Cologne - Robert Lorent  April 5th, 1961     [photos added to enhance the text]   LORENT, Friedrich Robert Rober Freidrch Lorent SS-Untersturmführer Born March 22, 1905 (Bremen, Germany)BACKGROUND: Chief of...
The Germans Film Life in the Ghetto "An Unfinished Film"   An unfinished Nazi propaganda film of the Warsaw Ghetto, simply titled “Das Ghetto” and discovered by East German archivists after the war, was used by scholars and historians as a flawed but authentic record of ghet...
International Military Tribunal Series Nuremberg War Crimes Trials IMT V 240 Paul Roser   Selected Extracts - January 1946 [Photos added to enhance the text]       THE PRESIDENT: What is your name? Roser: Roser, Paul   French Prosecutor M. Dubost M. Deb...
Images from Ravensbrucke www.holocaustresearchproject.org      [Next] [Last]  A Ravensbruck survivor shows the scars of medical experiments conducted during her time in the camp400 X 34738 KB Alexander points at scars on the leg of Polish survivor Jadwiga...
Allied Reports   Auschwitz and Treblinka   This report is an exact transcription of the letter provided by J.Linton to the Jewish Agency for Palestine in 1944, no corrections or edits have been made to the original text.   The Jewish  Agency For Palestine 77 G...
Poznan/Posen and the Camps at Zabikowo   Posen/Poznan Poznan or Posen as it was known during the occupation is located in Western Poland and during the German occupation between 1939 and 1945, was incorporated into the Reich and became capital of the Wartheland.  Jewish...
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 Ukrai...
Battle for the Warsaw Ghetto  Report from the Jewish Workers Underground Movement  22 June 1943    What follows is an excerpt from a report by the Jewish Labour Underground of Poland, which reached the American representatives of the General Jewish Workers Unio...
Hitler Speaks to the Reichstag on the Jewish Question   Selected Extracts from Adolf Hitler's The Jewish Question speech, delivered before the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany - January 30, 1939.[photos added to enhance the text]       Adolf Hitler addresses the R...
The Testimony of Mosche (Moses) Feigenberg Testimony 2   This document represents testimony of Moses Feigenberg made as a deposition for the trial of Martin Weiss and other SS men in Germany in 1960   Translation from original German May 2001 [photos added to enhance the te...
  Essays & Editorials  [home] The Department of History, University of Northampton & The Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team   1825 Days with H.E.A.R.T The five year anniversary of the Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team   Guest ...