Holocaust Books

“Special Treatment”

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“Special Treatment”

In January of 1943, Dr. Richard Korherr, a noted statistician who was outside SS circles, working with Adolf Eichmann and camp commanders, began compiling reports and figures to present to Himmler. …

Tattooing

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Tattooing

Buszko, writing in the Encyclopedia of the Holocaust, explains why some prisoners were tattooed, while others were not:

Prisoners were registered and received numbers tattooed on their left arm upon leaving the …

Kristallnacht Perspective

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Kristallnacht Perspective

“Among the emigrants was Zindel Grynszpan, who had been born in western Poland when it was part of the Imperial Reich and had moved to Hanover, where he established a small …

The “Killing Centers”

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The “Killing Centers”

“Before the Nazis developed the killing centers and extermination camps, they used the Einsatzgruppen to kill the Jews and other undesirables. But those massacres showed that there were glaring problems …

The SS Einsatzgruppen

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The SS Einsatzgruppen – “Action Groups”

“Concurrent with the start-up of the euthanasia exterminations, Hitler authorized Himmler to establish a Race and Resettlement Office under the aegis of the SS. It was the …

The Ovens at Auschwitz

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The Ovens at Auschwitz

Auschwitz lay thirty miles west of Cracow, Poland’s fifth largest city, and was on the direct railroad line to German Upper Silesia. Before the German attack in September 1939, …

Summary of the Camps

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Summary of the Camps

This file contains a short survey on the dimensions of the Holocaust, published by the Institut Fuer Zeitgeschicthe (Institute for Contemporary History) in Munich, Germany, at 1992.

The Institut …

I.G. Farben’s Auschwitz Diet

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I.G. Farben’s Auschwitz Diet

I.G. Auschwitz: I.G. Farben’s Buna (synthetic rubber) division, built near the site of the Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II concentration camps. (Farben eventually built their own corporate concentration camp …

Numbers of Gassed Victims

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Numbers of Gassed Victims

Conclusions of the Anglo-American committee for studying the Nazi genocide inflicted on the Jews of Europe, with exact breakdown, country by country:

Numbers of missing Jews (post-war minus pre-war):

The Extermination Factory – Auschwitz

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The Extermination Factory – Auschwitz

The extermination plant with the most advanced design anywhere in the world consisted of two large crematoria/gas chambers and two smaller ones. Crematoria Four and Five were built …