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Escape from Auschwitz: A WWII Story

by Cindy K. Stewart The 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp occurred this past January. Many stories have been written about the atrocities that occurred at this notorious camp during the German occupation of Poland in WWII. Many who survived Auschwitz and the death march west…
bubmag
June 1, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Prisoners’ Tools Found Hidden in Chimney at Auschwitz

Some of the objects recently discovered at Auschwitz. Image: National Fund/Kaczmarczyk/MarszałekA team working to restore a historic building at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland have stumbled upon numerous items hidden by prisoners inside a chimney. Forks, knives, scissors and a host of other items were found at the Auschwitz…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Tools hidden by prisoners found at Auschwitz

A cache of objects hidden by prisoners has been discovered under cellblock 17 of the Auschwitz main camp. Block 17 has been undergoing renovations since September in preparation for a new exhibition dedicated to Austrian citizens who were imprisoned and murdered at the extermination camp. The aim was to remove non-original…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz renovation uncovers objects hidden by prisoners

VIENNA, Austria — Renovation works at Auschwitz have turned up spoons, forks, cobbler’s tools and other objects hidden beneath a chimney flue — some that might have been used to plan escapes, a national fund said Tuesday. The objects, which also include knives, hooks, scissors, pieces of leather and parts…
bubmag
May 19, 2020