The Holocaust in Poland
The Holocaust, also known as Shoah (Hebrew: השואה‎), was a genocide officially sanctioned and executed by the Third Reich during World War II. It took the lives of more than three million Polish...
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Auschwitz Love Story Between Nazi Guard & Jewish Prisoner Which Saved Her Life
An Auschwitz love story has emerged more than 70 years on from the depths of a Nazi concentration camp, where a Jewish prisoner fell in love with one of the SS guards at the camp, saving her and her f...
Former Auschwitz Death Camp Guard Oskar Gröning To Go On Trial
A 93-year-old man who was assigned to confiscate the luggage of prisoners arriving at Auschwitz concentration camp in his capacity as an SS guard is to go on trial in Germany on Tuesday, charged with ...
The Holocaust
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately ...
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Treatment of the Polish citizens by the occupants
The occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War (1939–1945) began with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and formally concluded with the defeat of Naz...
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World War II crimes in Poland
Approximately six million Polish citizens, divided nearly equally between Christian and Jewish Poles, perished during World War II. Most were civilians killed by the actions of Nazi Germany, the Sovie...
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Nazi crimes against ethnic Poles
The German Nazi crimes against the Polish nation claimed the lives of 2.77 million ethnic Poles according to estimates of the Polish government-affiliated Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), and ...
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Rescue of Jews by Polish communities during the Holocaust
Der StadthauptmannDr. FrankePolish Jews were the primary victims of the German Nazi-organized Holocaust. Throughout the German occupation of Poland, many Poles risked their own lives – and the lives ...
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Auschwitz concentration camp
Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz [kʰɔnʦɛntʁaˈʦi̯oːnsˌlaːɡɐ ˈʔaʊ̯ʃvɪt͡s]) was a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and opera...
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Belzec extermination camp
Bełżec ([ˈbɛu̯ʐɛt͡s]), in German Belzec, was the site of the first of the Nazi German extermination camps created for the purpose of implementing the secretive Operation Reinhard, which entailed the m...
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Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp
The Płaszów ([ˈpwaʂuf]) or Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Plaszow) was a Nazi German labour and concentration camp built by the SS in Płaszów, a southern suburb of ...
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Majdanek concentration camp
Majdanek or KL Lublin was a Nazi German concentration and extermination camp established on the outskirts of the city of Lublin during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. Although initial...
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Operation Reinhard
Operation Reinhard or Operation Reinhardt (German: Aktion Reinhard or Aktion Reinhardt also Einsatz Reinhard or Einsatz Reinhardt) was the codename given to the secretive Nazi plan to mass murder ...
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Polish Righteous among the Nations
Polish citizens have the world's highest count of individuals who have been recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as non-Jews who saved Jews from extermination during the Holocaust. ...
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Sobibor extermination camp
Sobibór ([sɔˈbibur]) was a Second World War Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the village of Sobibór in occupied Poland within the semi-colonial territory of General Governmen...
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Trawniki concentration camp
The Trawniki concentration camp was set up by Nazi Germany in the village of Trawniki about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Lublin during the occupation of Poland in World War II. Throughout i...
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Treblinka extermination camp
Treblinka ([trɛˈblʲinka]) was an extermination camp built by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II. It was located near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship n...
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Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw Ghetto (German: Warschauer Ghetto, called by the German authorities: „Jüdischer Wohnbezirk in Warschau“ (Jewish residential district in Warsaw); Polish: getto warszawskie) was the...
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Vladas Zajanckauskas
Vladas Zajančkauskas (December 27, 1915 – August 5, 2013) was an alleged Nazi war criminal. He was born in Aukštadvaris, Lithuania. At age 95 (as of July 2010) he stood to become the oldest person eve...
Chil Rajchman
Chil Meyer Rajchman a.k.a. Henryk Reichman nom de guerre Henryk Ruminowski (June 14, 1914 – c. 2004) was a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor; former prisoner of the Treblinka extermination camp which t...
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Auschwitz Love Story Between Nazi Guard & Jewish Prisoner Which Saved Her Life
An Auschwitz love story has emerged more than 70 years on from the depths of a Nazi concentration camp, where a Jewish prisoner fell in love with one of the SS guards at the camp, saving her and her f...
Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials
The Frankfurt Auschwitz trials, known in German as der Auschwitz-Prozess, or der zweite Auschwitz-Prozess, (the "second Auschwitz trial") was a series of trials running from December 20, 1963 to Augus...
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Mizocz Ghetto
The Mizocz Ghetto was a Jewish World War II ghetto established as part of the town of Mizocz (now Mizoch, Ukraine), which was located in Wołyń Voivodeship before the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland in ...
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