Tags » Death Camps

Majdanek - Bunks

These barracks were built to ‘house’ 250 prisoners.   Over 500 were crammed inside and conditions were appalling.   There was virtually no heating and people ‘slept’ on filthy, often damp straw-filled mattresses.

WWII

Treblinka - Symbolic Tracks

Concrete sleepers, leading to the ramp, placed where the actual rail tracks were laid. These were totally destroyed when the camp was liquidated.   The standing stones follow the course of the camp’s perimeter.   22 more words

WWII

History repeating itself?...this should chill anyone that reads and understands....

World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in which Jews were told to “register” with the pro-Russian militants who have taken over a government office in an attempt to make Ukraine part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. 751 more words

Politics

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne is a gripping story set during World War II, as the Nazis are killing the Jews by the thousands. 305 more words

Books With Movies

The Man Who Saw Hell

A moving article about a member of the SAS, John Randal who entered the Nazi death camp Belsen, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2601131/The-man-stumbled-HELL-His-place-history-never-revealed-But-just-published-memoir-SAS-officer-recounts-uncovered-horrors-Belsen.html. Randal was one of the first to enter the death camp and, not surprisingly the recollection of what he saw has remained with him for the rest of his life.

Literature

Fading generation – “Nieodwracalne” project

Maciek and Agnieszka Nabrdalik’s “Nieodwracalne” project set itself the beautiful mission to capture the faces of people who survived the Holocaust before they ‘disappear forever’. The project was created in the span of 4 years and took on the form of an album, which features a collection of portraits and written records of conversations with former prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. 20 more words