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.
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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
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.
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