An overview of the german concentration camps and the blue triangle

Asoziale anti-socials inmates wore a plain black triangle. The number was written on a white rectangle which each prisoner had to wear on his uniform. Edit In addition to colour-coding, some groups had to put letter insignia on their triangles to denote country of origin. Afterward, most of the non-Jewish women returned to their homelands.

Feeling they could trust her, the boys asked whether she would be willing to hide some small parcels for them. To this day, this event is viewed by many Poles as an act of betrayal by the Allies, as many Polish soldiers, seamen, and airmen had fought alongside the British and Americans in the European theatre.

This labor brigade, made up of young Spanish teenagers, worked in quarries outside the camp itself.

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Nazi Extermination Camp Warsaw: The prisoners were ordered to line up outdoors in rows of five and had to stay there until Two of the Spanish prisoners, Marcel Razola and Mariano Constante, wrote a book about their ordeal in Mauthausen; the title of the book was "Triangle bleu" Blue Triangle.

Kristallnacht The synagogue in Siegen burning, 10 November Those too old or disabled to perform other duties knitted for the army or cleaned the barracks and latrines, The women usually worked for twelve hours a day, under conditions of extreme exploitation.

They included the head of the German Red Cross, tenured professors, clinic directors, and biomedical researchers. Military trucks loaded with bread arrived the next day. On Christmas Eve most stores will close around pm; on Christmas Days people will still usually stay home, and everything apart from essential services will be closed with public transport will be severely limited, on the Second Day of Christmas less so.

He questioned Boix, who was the only other person having any knowledge of the archive. The rising tide of the German army swept them into prison camps where the Gestapo had no difficulty at all in re-grouping them and sending them to Mauthausen. At a school event, Max won a javelin competition to impress Magda, and the following day was accused of cheating.

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The inmates were counted and re-counted. In addition there were specialized killing centres, where the deaths were estimated at 20, according to Georg Renno, the deputy director of Schloss Hartheimone of the "euthanasia" centers, oraccording to Frank Zeireis, the commandant of the Mauthausen concentration camp.

Attached to identification tag with blue string are a 40 red plastic heart and a mezuzah (a Jewish ritual scroll). Gray paper background is used for photographic purposes, () (8) Yellow triangle with "U" (Ungarn or Hungary), Buchenwald, April Blue and gray striped concentration camp uniform pants issued to 21 year old Jakob Lewkowicz in Blechhammer concentration camp in spring The pants have a patch with his Auschwitz prisoner number, A, and an inverted red triangle usually used to identify a political prisoner.

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Poland returned to the European map at the end of World War I, with a declaration of independence from the defeated German and Austro-Hungarian empires on 11 November The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between and Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including.

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