Published by the Auschwitz Museum, the presentation of text, photographs, charts, maps and graphics tells readers about how the Germans set out to murder the town’s Jews, expel the remaining Poles and turn the town into a city built specially for the SS – ‘Musterstadt Auschwitz.
The Arolsen Archive in Germany is trying to trace relatives of Janusz Klinkowski who died days after the end of the war after being released from the Neuengamme camp near Hamburg.
Having been ignored for decades, the extraordinary stories of the women who fought tooth and nail against their Nazi oppressors are finally receiving the attention they merit.
The life of Maria Barr, whose photo went viral after being posted online with an appeal to help identify her, has taken a further step forward as more details about life, her marriages and her death are uncovered.
The Institute of National Remembrance published the photo on its Facebook page on 14 March in the hope of finding out who the woman was, what happened to her after the war and whether she is still alive – or whether her children or grandchildren are.
Authored by the acclaimed Tytus Brzozowski, the mural – in the heart of the former Jewish district – pays tribute to the lost inhabitants, buildings and customs.
Prepared by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Warsaw Rising Museum the ten podcasts use geolocation technology to describe the history of key Uprising places which have since disappeared from the map.
Among the remains researchers from the POMOST Historical and Archaeological Research Laboratory discovered weapons, tools, soldiers’ dog tags and medals identifying them as a paratrooper unit attached to Hitler’s Luftwaffe.
The location of 28 tonnes of Nazi-era gold hidden by the Waffen SS in the dying days of World War Two has been pinpointed to an aristocratic palace in Lower Silesia.
The reconstruction at the site of the Nazi leader’s Wolf’s Lair HQ, used archive documents, photographs, witness testimony and the knowledge of local guides to recreate the room as it was in July 1944.