Category «Auschwitz»

Luise Danz

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Elisabeth Helene Luise Danz ( Thuringia , November of December of 1917 ) was a guard of several Nazi concentration camps , who participated in the Holocaust of World War II . She was tried for crimes against humanity , but released later. Working in the fields The 24 of …

Dita Kraus

Dita Kraus ( 1929 , Prague ) is a survivor of Nazi concentration camps. In the book of Antonio G Iturbe is called Dita Alderova. 1 Biography She was born in Prague and lived there until the age of 9, when the Nazi invasion of the city forced her to move. At the age of …

Elisabeth Volkenrath

Elisabeth Volkenrath ( Świerzawa , Germany , 5 of September of 1919 – Hamelin , 13 of December of 1945 ) was an oversight of the SS Nazi . She was prominent in several concentration camps of the Third Reich during the Holocaust in World War II . Biography Volkenrath trained under the supervision of …

Alice Orlowski

Alice Orlowski (September 30, 1903 – 1976) 1 was a German guardian of several concentration camps Nazis in occupied Poland during World War II . War period Born as Alice Minna Elisabeth Elling in Berlin in 1903, she began her training as a guardian of the Ravensbrück concentration camp in Germany in 1941. In October …

Hans Möser

Hans Karl Möser or Hans Moeser ( Darmstadt , 7 of April of 1906 – Landsberg prison , 26 of November of 1948 ) was a German officer in the SS Nazis in the concentration camps of Neuengamme , Auschwitz and Mittelbau-Dora during the Second World War World (1939-1945). It reached the rank of SS-Obersturmführer …

María Mandel

Maria Mandel ( Münzkirchen , Austria , October to January of 1912 – Krakow , Poland , 24 of January of 1948 ) was a female guard of the Nazi SS high rank in the death camp of Auschwitz ( Poland ). She was responsible for the death of approximately 500,000 civilian women, including Jews …

Johanna Langefeld

Johanna Langefeld ( Essen , Germany , 5 of March of 1900 – Augsburg , Germany , 26 of January of 1974 ) was a female guard in concentration camps Nazis who actively participated in the Holocaust . Youth Born in Kupferdreh (now Essen , Germany ), Johanna Langefeld grew up in a nationalist and …

Josef Kramer

Josef Kramer ( Munich , October of November of 1906 – Hamelin , 13 of December of 1945 ) was an officer in the SS during World War II . He was commander of the concentration camp of Struthof-Natzweiler , Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen , being involved in the Holocaust Jewish . Biography Activity in concentration …

Irma Grese

Ilse Ida Irma Grese ( Wrechen , 7 of October of 1923 – Hamelin , 13 of December of 1945 ) was a supervising prisoners in the concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau , Bergen-Belsen and Ravensbruck during World War II . Nicknamed “The beautiful beast” , “The cancerbera” , “Angel of Death” (moniker also coined the …

Herta Ehlert

Herta Ehlert ( Berlin , 26 of March of 1905 – 4 of April of 1997 ) was an SS Aufseherin (guard) in several Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust in World War II . Ehlert was born with the name Hertha Liess in Berlin . Later, he married and used the name of Herta …

Juana Bormann

Juana Bormann or Johanna Borman ( Birkenfelde , Germany , October to September of 1893 – Hamelin , 13 of December of 1945 ) was a “supervisor prison” of the SS in the concentration camps Nazi , who was sentenced and executed for crimes against Humanity at the Bergen-Belsen Trial in late 1945 . He …

Annex: Auschwitz concentration camp personnel

After the war, the Soviet and Polish authorities opened trials to the chief executives, officers, non-commissioned officers and troops who had led and participated in the extermination operations of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Among the main members of the SS who worked at the slaughter center were: Commanders SS Hauptsturmführer Karl Fritzsch (Killed in combat) …

Ludwig Soswinski

Soswinski Ludwig ( Vienna , 15 of January of 1905 – 9 of February of 1997 ) was a member of the resistance against Nazism , jurist, communist prisoner in several Nazi concentration camps . After the fall of the Third Reich , he worked as a staff member in several National Socialist victims’ organizations …

Roza Robota

Roza Robota (1921, Ciechanów – June 6, 1945) 1 or Róża Robota in Polish , 2 mentioned in other sources as Rojza, Rozia or Rosa, was the leader of a group of four women who resisted the Holocaust and were hung in the The extermination camp of Auschwitz for its role in the revolt of …

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

The State Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau (Polish: Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau) is a monument of German War Crimes in Poland in Oświęcim and encompasses the two concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau . Homicides and camps are made during the Second World War . The museum also has several other functions, for example, research about the Holocaust …

Józef Kowalski

Józef Kowalski (March 13, 1911 – July 4 , 1942) was a priest Catholic Polish , of the Salesian Society murdered in the concentration camp at Auschwitz during World War II. 1 He was beatified in Warsaw on 13 June 1999. Biography He was born in Siedliska ( Poland partitioned ) on March 13, 1911, …

Vrba-Wetzler report

The Vrba-Wetzler report , also known as the Auschwitz Protocol , and the book of Auschwitz , is a 32 – page document about the concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland occupied during the Holocaust . It was written by hand and in Slovak , dictated between 25 and 27 April 1944 by Rudolf Vrba …

Helene Fournier

Hélène Fournier , with maiden name Hélène Pellault, was born on December 23, 1904 to Cussay in Indre-et – Loire (France) and died on March 29, 1994. It is an important character in the endurance of Indre-et – Loire, where it plays a role It helps active clandestine passages of the demarcation line separating two …

Ala Gertner

Ala Gertner (March 12, 1912 – January 5, 1945), mentioned in other sources as Alla, Alina, Ella, and Ela Gertner, was one of four women executed by hanging in the Auschwitz extermination camp for his Participation in the revolt of the Sonderkommandos the 7 of October of 1944. Biography Gertner was born in Będzin , …

Richard Fall

Richard Fall ( Jevicko , 3 of April of 1882 – Auschwitz , mid-January of 1945 ) 1 was a conductor and composer Czech Austrian operetta, of Jewish descent . Life Richard Fall was born in the village of Jevíčko (renamed Gewitsch in German), 16 km north of the town of Boskovice , in the …

Brzezinka

Brzezinka (German Birkenau ) is a village in Poland , located about 3 kilometers from Oswiecim . General Information Village located in the region of Malopolska in Poland, gmina of Oswiecim ( Auschwitz ), at the confluence of the rivers Vistula and Soła in central Vistula Valley, 240 meters above sea level. By the time …

Auschwitz Monowitz

Auschwitz Monowitz (also known as Monowice or Auschwitz III) was a sub -concentration camp or one of the three concentration camps of Auschwitz , created in Nazi Germany . It was established in 1942, in Poland . Auschwitz as sub concentration camp Monowitz was primarily a forced labor camp , albeit with a high degree …

Album of Auschwitz

The Auschwitz Album is an exceptional photographic collection of the Holocaust that occurred during World War II . These are photos taken in a death camp Nazi located in Oswiecim , Poland . It is the only pictorial evidence of the extermination process from inside the concentration camp Auschwitz Birkenau. The pictures were mostly taken …

Henri Abraham

Azariah Henri Abraham (Paris, December of July of 1868 , concentration camp Auschwitz , ca. December to December of 1943 ) 1 was a physicist French , professor of Normal School and the University of Paris played an important role as Scientist at the dawn of radioelectricity and electromagnetism . Biography Abraham studied from 1886 …

Auschwitz

The concentration camp of Auschwitz (in German , “Konzentrationslager Auschwitz”) was a complex formed by diverse concentration and extermination camps of the Nazi Germany located in the Polish territories occupied during the Second World War . I comprised Auschwitz I -the original- camp, Auschwitz II-Birkenau – of concentration and extermination, Auschwitz III-Monowitz -Campo work for …