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by snorkel
Sun Aug 01, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Is this Elie Wiesel's Tattoo?
Replies: 74
Views: 18854

Re: Is this Elie Wiesel's Tattoo?

Mordechai Bar On was the Chief of Bureau to the Israeli Defense Force's Chief of Staff in 1958. Wikipedia refers to him as being from 1955 - 1957 "head of the History Deparatment of the General Staff" (sic). They further tell us: From 1961 until 1963 he served as the deputy Chief Educatio...
by snorkel
Wed Jun 09, 2010 7:13 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Krema IV, "Sonderkommando revolt"
Replies: 37
Views: 14582

Re: Krema IV, "Sonderkommando revolt"

There are three German documents which corroborate the uprising of members of the Sonderkommando on 7 October 1944. ... The third is an escape report from the police stating that "today a large number of prisoners mostly Jews escaped from the the Sonderkommando (crematorium) of Auschwitz-Birke...
by snorkel
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Aerial Photos of Germany May 1945
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Aerial Photos of Germany May 1945

There is an interesting set of aerial photographs, taken by the US Air Force's so called "trolley mission" in 1945. This documents some of the massive damage caused in Germany, by the allied bombing campaign. Some of the photos are online http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,...
by snorkel
Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Leon Zetley - Auschwitz survivor
Replies: 0
Views: 1246

Leon Zetley - Auschwitz survivor

What an amazing story! Survived Birkenau, Auschwitz, escaped, fought nazis with the "resistance" recaptured and survived another camp, released by the americans after helping to disarm the camp guards. The guy should be on Oprah! The article is online here http://www.planostar.com/articles...
by snorkel
Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:05 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Mrs Popinski - Auschwitz survivor
Replies: 0
Views: 1423

Mrs Popinski - Auschwitz survivor

From a newspaper report at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/sweden/7278532/Jews-leave-Swedish-city-after-sharp-rise-in-anti-Semitic-hate-crimes.html At Auschwitz she had been separated from her Polish family, all of whom were murdered. She escaped the gas chambers after being sent as...
by snorkel
Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: the little train 'photo'
Replies: 138
Views: 42092

Re: the little train 'photo'

I have looked at this photo several times before, and only today noticed something incongruous about the person standing in the left foreground. The man stands in a relaxed fashion, apparently leaning on a pole, or something similar. He appears to gaze slightly to the left of the track in front of h...
by snorkel
Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:36 am
Forum: 'Holocaust' Debate / Controversies / Comments / News
Topic: Haiti and the Holocaust
Replies: 4
Views: 1714

Re: Haiti and the Holocaust

My first post here...So hello. From Reuters... "Trucks piled with corpses have been carrying bodies to hurriedly excavated mass graves outside the city . . . " Here is a picture, of one of those trucks, courtesy of the English Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamer...

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