Horror Story - U1417464 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Paul Leo Seidel, of Munich, former inmate of the Auschwitz camp, displays a model of the so-called ‘Bocer Swing’ – A torture method devised by Wilhlem Bocer, one of the defendants at the Frankfurt trial. According to testimony of Auschwitz survivors, the prisoner’s hands were tied in back and their legs put through this loop. They were then made to ‘wing’ by Bocer using truncheon or whip. Stockings Photos, Paul Leo, Frankfurt Trials, Torture Method, Leo Seidel, Horror Stories, Auschwitz Survivor, Method Devises
Auschwitz - Birkenau, concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. From the 1942 Auschwitz became the largest site for the murder of Jews brought here under the Nazi plan for their extermination. More than 1,100,000 people lost their lives here.Many of those not killed in the gas chambers died of starvation, forced labor, infectious diseases, individual executions, and medical experiments.
Photo of Mollie Weinstein Shaffer, November 1944. Weinstein Shaffer was a WAC who worked medical intelligence for D-Day, saw Paris liberated, and re-dedicated a synagogue in Frankfurt, Germany. She died at the age of 95. Get a copy of her memoir, "Mollie's War" (Image copyright of the Shaffer family) dailyob.it/...
The title threw me off, but just read the article. Never forget the past, or these atrocities are bound to repeat themselves.