With clues suggesting that Auschwitz beast Josef Mengele may have also stood trial in the little town of Świdnica, author Agnieszka Dobkiewicz said: “Something extraordinary happened in 1946 in a small town near Gross-Rosen, something that stands to change our knowledge of Mengele’s immediate post-war life. Certainly, it now seems plausible that he returned to this former concentration camp because of an unfinished affair…”
The court ruled that the 93-year-old “took part in the whole mass murder, helping your commanders, watching people die of hunger, disease and entering the crematorium from which they never left. You had to see the corpses because the corpses lay everywhere.”
The camp became known to the world owing to the film Schindler’s List.
The identity of the 93-year-old former female concentration camp guard is being withheld from the public so that she does not go in to hiding as Poland’s IPN issues a European Arrest Warrant.
The Polish embassy in Berlin has demanded the German "Allgauer Zeitung" daily to revise the false phrase "Polish concentration camp" it used on its official website, the Radio Information Agency (IAR) informed on Saturday.
The 13 lessons from the Auschwitz Museum are presented in both English and Polish and describe the fate of the 150,000 Poles in detail using text, photographs, prisoners records, mug shots, transport lists, site plans, quotes, prisoner art work and charts.
President Andrzej Duda commemorated the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to the Auschwitz Nazi-German death camp, in south-eastern Poland, during a visit to Oswiecim (Auschwitz) on Sunday.
The release of the letters marks the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to Auschwitz.
The unusual discovery which includes knives, forks, scissors, tools, pieces of leather and parts of shoes was made at the former main camp Auschwitz I during work in block 17, which was used to house prisoners who worked outside the camp.
TFN talks to Filip Gańczak, author of a history of Jan Sehn, the man who prosecuted some of history’s most infamous Nazis.