Just a fraction of the Horrors.

The picture is of clothes that once belonged to prisoners of the Dachau concentration camp, it was taken shortly after the camp was liberated. When you look a it it looks like a launderette has dumped its load in a courtyard. But this picture tells so much more. Each of those pieces of material andContinue reading “Just a fraction of the Horrors.”

My weapon- A plastic doll.

This doll belonged to a 7 year old Belgian girl her name was Aline Klajn. I could say 2 things about Aline. I could say she was from Polish parents and I could also say she was Jewish. But none of that warranted her death, but yet it did. She was killed because she wasContinue reading “My weapon- A plastic doll.”

Death is just a heartbeat away.

The title is a line from a song by Gary Moore and Phil Lynott called “Out in the Fields”. Although the song has nothing to do with the Holocaust, the particular line though I used for the title, was a reality for millions. Millions who were murdered for no reason but hate and a warpedContinue reading “Death is just a heartbeat away.”

Holocaust Remembered

On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by the Red Army. UN Resolution 60/7 establishing 27 January as International Holocaust Remembrance Day urges every member nation of the U.N. to honor the memory of Holocaust victims, and encourages the development of educational programs about Holocaust history to help prevent future actsContinue reading “Holocaust Remembered”

The Nazi Musical Genocide

The Holocaust was and still is the biggest crime ever committed in the history of mankind.Additionally it also killed music by killing the talent that produced and created music. Some of the composers and musicians in this blog were killed only because they were Jewish.or because they defied the Nazi rule, for as musicians theyContinue reading “The Nazi Musical Genocide”

The minutes of the Wannsee conference meeting.

On January 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking Nazi Party and German government officials gathered at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss and coordinate the implementation of what they called the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question.” Aside from the fact that they were deciding how best to eradicate the Jews,what maybe evenContinue reading “The minutes of the Wannsee conference meeting.”

Roger Casement-Irish Hero and the Congo

Roger Casement was born in Sandycove, County Dublin in September 1864 and raised in Ballycastle County Antrim following the death of his parents.. between 1911 and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his knighthood and other honours, was an Irish-born civil servant who worked for the British Foreign Office as aContinue reading “Roger Casement-Irish Hero and the Congo”

The forgotten Genocide-Belgian Congo.

The Congo Free State was a corporate state in Central Africa privately owned by King Leopold II of Belgium founded and recognized by the Berlin Conference of 1885. In the 23 years (1885-1908) Leopold II ruled the Congo he massacred 10 million Africans by cutting off their hands and genitals, flogging them to death, starvingContinue reading “The forgotten Genocide-Belgian Congo.”

The NAZI blueprint for extermination camps.

The concept of the concentration camps was not a Nazi concept. It was in fact the British who created the first concentration camps. The first use of concentration camps was by the British during the Boer war (1899–1902). Boers and black Africans were placed in camps so that they would be unable to aid Boer guerrillas.Continue reading “The NAZI blueprint for extermination camps.”

Himmler’s speech- a warped ideology

++++++CONTAINS SOME GRAPHIC IMAGES+++++++ Heinrich Himmler, in charge of implementing the Nazi’s “Final Solution to the Jewish Question,” gave an infamous speech to one hundred SS men on October 4, 1943 (in a Polish town called Posen). As direct as anyone could possibly be on the issue, Himmler defined “evacuation” as “Ausrottung.” That word, in English, meansContinue reading “Himmler’s speech- a warped ideology”