Nazi victim Passmann. Born on February 28, 1878. She was one of the 86 victims of the medical experiments of August Hirt in KZ Natzweiler-Struthof. She and her husband fled to the Netherlands in 1934. She was arrested and sent to Mechelen, Belgium. In Auschwitz she was selected for the "skeleton exhibit" from August Hirt. She was killed in KZ Natzweiler-Struthof.
We Seek Your Help - Franciszka Wojcicka and her son Mieczyslaw Wojciki gave shelter during the Holocaust to a Jewish mother and her daughter in Klimontow near Sosnowiec, Poland. The Polish family doesn’t remember the names of the Jewish women, but has photos of the two. The women had dyed their hair blond so that they would look Polish. Do you recognize anyone? If you have any additional information about this rescue story and/or related documentation, we would appreciate receiving that as well.
"March of the Living" People sit on the rail of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, in Oswiecim, as they take part in the annual "March of the Living". The annual March of the Living, which commemorates the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, was launched in 1988, drawing thousands of people from around the world, including Jewish youths and elderly Holocaust survivors.
September 1, 1941: German government orders Jews to wear yellow stars. Anti-Jewish laws were also enforced in Italy, under the dictatorship of Mussolini. This photograph pictures a young Jewish child with a Star of David badge from Rhodes, where Anti-Jewish laws were in effect.