On Friday, April 13, 1945, the photos below was taken. It shows the release of prisoners from the train which left the German concentration camp Bergen-Belsen a few days earlier. The photos was taken by Major Clarence L. Benjamin ...
On the International Roma Day, let us also remember the several hundred thousand Roma and Sinti who were murdered by the Germans and collaborators during World War II.
After the start of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941 and the initial military successes of the German army on the Eastern Front, thousands of Soviet prisoners of war were taken prisoner by the Germans. ...
Less than 3 months after Adolf Hitler assumed the post of chancellor of Germany, on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, 30 km northwest of Munich, the first concentration camp of the Nazi regime was established in the town of Dachau. ...
On March 17, 1942, the first mass transports of Jews from the ghettos in Lublin and Lviv arrived at the newly created German death camp in Bełżec.
On March 13 and 14, 1943, the Germans began the final liquidation of the ghetto in occupied Krakow. The liquidation order was given by Wilhelm Haase, and the liquidation action was supervised by the commandant of the German camp P...
Field No. 1 is the oldest part of the German concentration and extermination camp "Majdanek" (KL Lublin - official name) established by the Germans in 1941 on the outskirts of the city of Lublin, in the district of Majdan Tatarski...
03/03/1943 - An order was issued to transport 5,000 Polish political prisoners from Auschwitz to five German concentration camps deep into the Reich.
Irmfried Eberl (born on September 8, 1910, died on February 16, 1948) - Austrian Nazi, SS officer with the SS Untersturmführer rank, PhD in medical sciences, one of the main participants in Operation T4, the first commandant of t...
|1933/03/22||the first transport prisoners to Dachau concentration camp.|
|1939/09/02||the first transport of 150 prisoners to Sztutowo - construction of the future KL Stutthof camp started.|
|1940/04/27||after a series of inspections of various facilities, the SS commander Heinrich Himmler gives the order to set up a camp in Oświęcim.|
|1940/06/14||German authorities direct the first mass transport of political prisoners to Auschwitz - 728 Poles|