Alderney camps-Nazi Concentration camps in Great Britain.

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
The Alderney camps were prison camps built and operated by Nazi Germany during its World War II occupation of the Channel Islands. The Channel Islands was the only part of the British Isles to be occupied. The Nazis built four camps on Alderney. The Nazi Organisation Todt (OT) operated each…

Paul Ogorzow -WW2 Serial Killer

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
This is something that always intrigued me. How many serial killers were there during WWII and got away with it because they joined the various death squads? Where they could kill authorized by the Nazi regime, and indeed the regimes of the other axis nations. And what differentiated those…

The Supply Chain Management Principles during Market Garden

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
This may seem a strange title for a WWII related subject but in fact it is probably more appropriate then you’d expect. One of the definitions of Supply Chain Management  is “the management of the flow of goods and services,involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process…

Truus Wijsmuller Meijer: Auntie Truus-Unsung Hero.

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
WWII saw so much evil but also so much bravery. People with disregard of their own lives would defy the Nazi authorities to save lives of others, often complete strangers whom they’d never met before prior to saving them. These people are not always recognized enough for what they…

Ettie and Leon Steinberg-Irish citizens killed in Auschwitz

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
July 22nd, 1937, was Esther Steinberg’s big day. Her wedding to Vogtseck Gluck, a goldsmith from Antwerp, was a smart affair at the Greenville Synagogue just a short walk from her home on the South Circular Road in Dublin. The men, pillars of Dublin’s Jewish community, wore top hats,…