Category Archives: Concentration camp

Student “Snowflakes” need protecting!

University students upset by lectures covering “sensitive topics” could be given deadline extensions, exam resits or exemptions from set work to ensure they are not disadvantaged. Guidance drawn up by Newcastle University warns that students could be so distressed by … Continue reading

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Jezza Corbyn……..deluded idiot

Jeremy Corbyn refused to say whether he would defend a Nato ally if it were invaded by Russia. The Labour leader was asked multiple times at a leadership debate in Birmingham if he would uphold the Nato principle of “collective defence” … Continue reading

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Discovery of secret tunnel at Ponar, Vilnius, Lithuania

A tunnel in Lithuania used by Jews to escape the Nazis during World War II has been uncovered by an international research team. The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery on Wednesday in a statement. The tunnel used by the prisoners … Continue reading

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Mass Deportations to Remote Parts of the Soviet Union from Lithuania……………History Remembered

After nearly ten years of visiting Lithuania and making over 30 visits I have become extremely interested in the history of the country and in particular the period from 1939 to the present day. During my recent photography outing with … Continue reading

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Anita Lasker-Wallfisch……………musician and Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camp survivor

On Friday 17 July 2015, surrounded by family and music, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch will celebrate her 90th birthday. Anita survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. She came to London in 1946 and became a focal member of the musical community, a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Disgraceful British teenagers steal artefacts from Auschwitz

Two British teenagers have spent the night in a Polish jail after being arrested at the former Auschwitz death camp on suspicion of stealing artefacts that belonged to former prisoners. The boys, both 17, attend the £15,000-a-year independent Perse school … Continue reading

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A photograph that gives hope for humanity………and would justify the award of a Nobel Peace Prize

Eva Kor, 81, arrived in Lueneburg to give evidence at the trial of Oskar Groening, 93 – known as the ‘bookkeeper of Auschwitz’. The pair were seen embracing as they met in the courtroom. Groening is accused of serving at … Continue reading

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A little town called Oświęcim ……………………70 years today came liberation.

Tears of emotion as survivor, Mordecai Ronen, 82, returns to the death camp for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Let us also remember the others who suffered at the hands of the SS, namely Gypsies, Gays, Polish … Continue reading

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The most chilling photograph ever taken, the Death Gate at Auschwitz II Birkenau

  Pictured is the Death Gate at Auschwitz II Birkenau  More than 1.1million people were killed at infamous Nazi death camp Auschwitz before liberation by the Red Army in 1945. When I visited Auschwitz/Birkenua it was not the Auschwitz camp that … Continue reading

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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki – in memorium

On the 12 November 2010 the Polish composer Henryk Mikołaj Górecki  died leaving behind a broad range of compositions including choral music, string quartets but most importantly his symphonies. Until relatively late in his life he was a virtual unknown in … Continue reading

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