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Nazi album bound with prisoner's skin does not belong in a museum

Researchers at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial have found a photo album that was bound with human skin.

It was first discovered at an antique shop in Poland by a collector when he noticed a tattoo on the surface, a bad smell, and hair jutting out from the album. 644 more words


Death march Buchenwald

One of the things I could never understand was the death marches. The most of them happened near the end of the war. Even from a strategically point of view they made no sense. 265 more words



As a huge fan of the songs of the early 20th century AND of the absurd in general, I was particularly intrigued by a rare piece of sheet music called… 1,009 more words


HMD: Radio Leeds

last sunday morning (26th january), 7.08-7.17am, 7.18-7.22am, and 8.08-8.20am, and this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.08-7.12am, 7.16-7.12am, and 7.27-7.31am, on bbc radio leeds

andrew edwards includes … 61 more words


Holocaust Memorials

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day and I have been thinking of some of the Holocaust memorials I have visited.

Take time to reflect and remember the events of the Holocaust during the day. 197 more words


Ohrdruf/Buchenwald - 1st Camp liberated by Americans

Yesterday, while trying to read and enjoy an early morning coffee, a fella asked if he could join my otherwise empty table. I said sure. He settled in to read his paper, and hopefully, leave me alone. 906 more words

HMD: Radio Norfolk

yesterday morning (sunday 26th), 6.45-6.50am and 7.09-7.14am, on bbc radio norfolk

anthony isaacs includes …

“A look at how tomorrow’s International Holocaust Day is being marked across the county. 38 more words