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The Fate of The Auschwitz Children

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Children in Auschwitz General information On the basis of the partially preserved camp records and estimates, it has been established that there were approximately 232 thousand children and young people up to the age of 18 among the 1.3 million or more people deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. This figure includes about 216 thousand Jews, […]

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KL Auschwitz – Prisoners Belongings

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Prisoners Belongings Nazi Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp is more than immense grounds, original camp blocks, guard towers and barracks. It is also tens of thousands of objects of a special meaning which are: deportees personal possessions, prisoner items, camp items, items connected with the extermination along with the ss items.   Personal possesions of the […]

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Virtual Auschwitz Walk

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Virtual Auschwitz Walk Try walking around KL Auschwitz-Birkenau online. See the Concentration Camp from every angle. It’s an amazing sample of what you can explore in the Auschwitz Memorial. Click on the picture below and take a tour now!  

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KL Auschwitz – Prisoners

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About Auschwitz Prisoners Categories of prisoners Jews Before early 1942 the Nazis has deported a relatively small number of Jews to Auschwitz. Until mid-1942 the Poles had been the majority of the camp population with whom the first Jewish prisoners were transported. There were at least 21 Polish Jews among the first transport of more than […]

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Auschwitz free eBook

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Essentials of the Auschwitz – Free eBook Specially for you we have created a very informative Guide Book about Auschwitz-Birkenau. What can you find in it? History of KL Auschwitz Liberation of KL Auschwitz Interesting facts about Auschwitz Auschwitz escapes and survivors Memorial and Museum Auschwitz–Birkenau today What you can see and experience Reasons to […]

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Extermination Camps

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Extermination Camps What to know Wall of Death in Auschwitz Nazi’s Death Factories Extermination camps are gloomy remains of World War II. During those hard times, when Poland was under German occupation, Nazis built their death factories. Auschwitz, Belzec, Stuthoff and many other camps were places of torment for thousands of Jews, Poles, Gypsies and […]

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Tadeusz Wiejowski – First Escape from Auschwitz Camp

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Tadeusz Wiejowski Escape from Auschwitz was possible The 6th of July, 1940 is a very important day in the Auschwitz Extermination Camp’s history. 70 years ago a Polish prisoner – Tadeusz Wiejowski made the first escape from Auschwitz. Unfortunately his luck meant a tragedy for the other prisoner Dawid Wongczewski, who died during the 20 hours […]

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Kazimierz Piechowski – The great escape from Auschwitz

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Incredible Story of Escape from the Auschwitz Camp 20th June of 1942, another day in Auschwitz. Prisoners working, missing families, suffering and dying. Four of them made it definitely a day to remember. Kazimierz Piechowski, a political prisoner (he was a member of Polish Boy Scouts) at Auschwitz concentration camp, a young boy – Stanislaw […]

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Where is Auschwitz?

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Auschwitz Location Auschwitz Concentration Camp is located in the southern, Lesser Poland voivodeship in Poland.. The Nazis named the location as Konzentrationslager Auschwitz. It was  which consists of camps Auschwitz I, Aushwitz II (known as Birkenau), and Auschwitz III (destroyed). The Auschwitz Museum and Memorial does not have a cafe. Bring water and snacks for your trip. Google […]

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Flights to Auschwitz

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Flights to Auschwitz How to visit Auschwitz? How to visit Auschwitz if you’re from abroad? Oswiecim, the town where the camp is placed hasn’t got its own airport, but it’s not a problem. The town is situated only about 60 km from Krakow. The Krakow-Balice Airport services a lot of flights from all over Europe. […]