educational research on the holocaust

Dr. Karl Gebhardt

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Dr. Karl Gebhardt

“Dr. Karl Gebhardt, Himmler’s childhood friend, had a green light from him for his vivisection of women at both Ravensbruck and Auschwitz. In the former camp, he admittedly operated on 60, …

I.G. Farben Embraces Nazi Anti-Semitism

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I.G. Farben Embraces Nazi Anti-Semitism

Summary:
Farben purges Jewish management, takes over Austrian chemical industry through campaign of fear and intimidation:

“…As country after country collapsed in the face of Hitler’s `Operation Terror,’ …

I.G. Farben’s Pact With the Devil

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I.G. Farben’s Pact With the Devil

The following citation addresses the issue of the impact financial and economic considerations had on I.G. Farben’s decision to build I.G. Auschwitz…

“The Soviet Union and Asia represented …

A U.S. Soldier’s Testimony

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A U.S. Soldier’s Testimony

“I, personally, was the first Allied soldier to enter the city square of Witten, a large city on the Ruhr River. I led a patrol through the city, and incidentally,

Dr. Ernst Grawitz

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Dr. Ernst Grawitz

“Dr. Ernst Grawitz, SS and Police Gruppenfuehrer (Lt. Colonel) was the top doctor in the SS. He was the one who suggested to Himmler in the summer of 1941 gas chambers …

Adolf Eichmann

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Adolf Eichmann – Brief Background Info

EICHMANN, [KARL] ADOLF (1906-1962). SS officer charged with the destruction of millions of Jews. … He hated the Jews he met in Vienna, a sentiment stimulated by …

Hoess – “A True Pioneer”

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Hoess – “A True Pioneer”

HOESS, RUDOLF FRANZ (1900-1947)… In 1934 he was attached to the SS at Dachau … 1940 given rank of SS-Hauptsturmfuehrer in command at the Auschwitz camp. [He] was responsible …

The 2nd-Gen Mailing List

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If you are a child or grandchild of a Holocaust survivor(s) who is interested in communicating online with others like yourself, this page is for you. 

There are now two online mailing lists (discussion …

Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Camps

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Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Camps

This is what Eisenhower said on pages 408-9 of “Crusade in Europe”

“The same day [April 12, 1945] I saw my first horror camp. It was near the

Helen Lazar’s Story of Liberation

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Helen Lazar’s Story of Liberation

Our choices were to remain behind and hopefully be liberated by whoever was fighting, and it was the Russians I wasn’t for it. I really and truly was feeling …