Tag: Nazi death camp

A view of the gates with the famous inscription 'Arbeit Macht Frei' (Freedom Through Work) leading into Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp on January 25, 2005, near Berlin, German. Built in 1936, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was intended for large intake of wartime prisoners.

German Trial Of Former Auschwitz Medic Suspended Again

The trial of a former Auschwitz medic for abetting 3,681 murders was suspended for the second time in two weeks Monday, raising fresh questions whether the case can proceed. A court in the eastern town of Neubrandenburg halted proceedings against

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Israel Honors GI Who Told The Nazis: ‘We Are All Jews’

The Nazi soldiers made their orders very clear: Jewish American prisoners of war were to be separated from their fellow brothers in arms and sent to an uncertain fate. But Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds (pictured) would have none of that.

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French Assembly Votes to Give Holocaust Survivors Reparations

The French National Assembly voted on Wednesday to distribute $60 million to non-French victims of the Holocaust. The fund is set to be administered by the United States. It will be distributed to foreign nationals who were deported from France to Nazi death camps, especially Auschwitz, on French rail lines.

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Study: Anne Frank Died Earlier Than Thought

The Hague (AFP) – Jewish teenager Anne Frank died in a Nazi concentration camp at least a month earlier than her official date of death, a new study said on Tuesday.

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70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: Can the World Still Recognize Evil?

January 27 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Located in occupied Poland, Auschwitz-Birkenau was the most infamous German death camp, in which over a million Jews, Romani, and others whom the Nazi regime deemed unfit for life were gassed and murdered.