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A list of prisoners who underwent periodic medical examinations in the Waffen SS clinic in Günthergrube – a sub-camp of Auschwitz on the 15th of September 1944. The final name on the list is Aron Schelvis. Read his story.

A list of prisoners who underwent periodic medical examinations in the Waffen SS clinic in Günthergrube – a sub-camp of Auschwitz on the 15th of September 1944. The final name on the list is Aron Schelvis. Read his story.

List of prisoners selected to the gas chambers

List of prisoners selected to the gas chambers

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA - Dose

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA - Dose

This is Sigmund Sobolewski. He was the 88th prisoner to enter into Auschwitz. Born to a Catholic family in Poland, Sobolewski was an officer in the Polish Army when Germany invaded the country. He would survive the initial invasion only to be arrested for his father’s anti-Nazi activities. Only 17 years old when he arrived at Auschwitz on the very first transport to the fledgling camp in June of 1940, he would spend the next four and a half years there, until the camp’s liberation in January…

This is Sigmund Sobolewski. He was the 88th prisoner to enter into Auschwitz. Born to a Catholic family in Poland, Sobolewski was an officer in the Polish Army when Germany invaded the country. He would survive the initial invasion only to be arrested for his father’s anti-Nazi activities. Only 17 years old when he arrived at Auschwitz on the very first transport to the fledgling camp in June of 1940, he would spend the next four and a half years there, until the camp’s liberation in January…

This picture is taken by Lydia Riezouw, a non-Jewish 16-year old girl, who lived next to the Hollandsche Schouwburg during the Second World War. From her room she could see the airing place behind the Hollandsche Schouwburg, where the Jewish prisoners sometimes were allowed to be outside. One day she saw her friend Greetje Velleman there and Lydia took this picture. Greetje was killed in Auschwitz in september 1942.

This picture is taken by Lydia Riezouw, a non-Jewish 16-year old girl, who lived next to the Hollandsche Schouwburg during the Second World War. From her room she could see the airing place behind the Hollandsche Schouwburg, where the Jewish prisoners sometimes were allowed to be outside. One day she saw her friend Greetje Velleman there and Lydia took this picture. Greetje was killed in Auschwitz in september 1942.

this portrait of Mala Zimetbaum was made in camp by fellow prisoner Zofia Stepien-Bator Tragic Love at Auschwitz  - Google Cultural Institute

this portrait of Mala Zimetbaum was made in camp by fellow prisoner Zofia Stepien-Bator Tragic Love at Auschwitz - Google Cultural Institute

Document certifying that the prisoners bearing the numbers listed arrived in Birkenau and that their numbers were documented on the 17th of September 1944. Jeno Gabor is among the prisoners listed. Read his story.

Document certifying that the prisoners bearing the numbers listed arrived in Birkenau and that their numbers were documented on the 17th of September 1944. Jeno Gabor is among the prisoners listed. Read his story.

--- Photo by: @beijinghardcore ---   Auschwitz I. Theis sign warned prisoners not to get close to the electrified fence. If the line was crossed, the guards from the watchtowers (one is visible in the background) shot prisoners. Sometimes that was a way to commit suicide in the camp. However in the documents the reason of death would be 'shot during an escape attempt'.

--- Photo by: @beijinghardcore --- Auschwitz I. Theis sign warned prisoners not to get close to the electrified fence. If the line was crossed, the guards from the watchtowers (one is visible in the background) shot prisoners. Sometimes that was a way to commit suicide in the camp. However in the documents the reason of death would be 'shot during an escape attempt'.

Meyer Hack at the ceremony marking his donation of jewelry that he hid as a prisoner in Auschwitz, with Haviva Peled-Carmeli, Director of the Artifacts Department, January 2009

Meyer Hack at the ceremony marking his donation of jewelry that he hid as a prisoner in Auschwitz, with Haviva Peled-Carmeli, Director of the Artifacts Department, January 2009

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