Holocaust / Shoah
Dr. Alexandria Szeman
·Pictorial Introduction to the Holocaust
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Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar
The most notorious and the best documented of these massacres took place on September 29–30, 1941, where in 33,771 Jews were killed in a single operation. The decision to kill all the Jews in Kiev was made by the military governor, Major-General Kurt Eberhard, the Police Commander for Army Group South. It is estimated that between 100,000 and 150,000 more lives were taken at Babi Yar.
- Holocaust Memorial Day - Stills Galleries - British Pathé
When Auschwitz was liberated, the Soviet Army found about 7,000 kilograms of human hair. This was only a fraction of the hair cut from the heads of the Jews at Auschwitz; the rest of the hair had been sent to the Alex Zink company in Bavaria to be made into various products.
Heinrich Himmler's "troop" membership identification card in the Reichs-Kriegsflagge ("Reich Battle Flag") Society, a private paramilitary army composed primarily of World War I veterans and led by Captain Ernst Röhm, dated October 17, 1923. As a member of a reserve battalion during World War I, Himmler did not see active service.
Ilse Koch was the wife of Karl-Otto Koch, commandant of the Nazi concentration camps Buchenwald (from 1937 to 1941) and Majdanek (from 1941 to 1943). She was accused of taking souvenirs from the skin of murdered inmates with distinctive tattoos. She was known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald" by the inmates because of her cruelty and lasciviousness toward prisoners. She is also called in English "The Beast of Buchenwald", "The Bitch of Buchenwald"and the "Butcher Widow".
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Known as The “Bitch of Buchenwald” because of her sadistic cruelty towards prisoners, Ilse Koch was married to another evil Nazi, who served in the SS, Karl Otto Koch, but outshone him in the depraved, inhumane disregard for life.She used her sexual prowess by wandering around the camps naked, with a whip, and if any man so much as glanced at her she would have them shot on the spot.she had selected inmates with interesting tattoos to be killed, so that their skins could be made into lampshades