A doll could be so many things: a source of comfort, a friend, a reminder of the outside world or a person far away; a remnant of home, a keepsake. It could be none or all.  Sixteen dolls lie in the Collections Department of the State Museum at Majdanek. They were found on the grounds of the former concentration camp after its liquidation in 1944. Nothing is known about their owners.  Suppose we could have asked one of the owners what this thing, a doll, was for them, what it meant to her or…

A doll could be so many things: a source of comfort, a friend, a reminder of the outside world or a person far away; a remnant of home, a keepsake. It could be none or all. Sixteen dolls lie in the Collections Department of the State Museum at Majdanek. They were found on the grounds of the former concentration camp after its liquidation in 1944. Nothing is known about their owners. Suppose we could have asked one of the owners what this thing, a doll, was for them, what it meant to her or…

The market on wholesale cruelty towards the inhabitants of German concentration camps was not, it is safe to say, monopolized by men. In fact, during the c

The market on wholesale cruelty towards the inhabitants of German concentration camps was not, it is safe to say, monopolized by men. In fact, during the c

Barracks at Majdanek.

Where Were Nazi Concentration Camps Located?

Barracks at Majdanek.

Muslim students report racial abuse on Holocaust study trip to Poland  https://tmbw.news/muslim-students-report-racial-abuse-on-holocaust-study-trip-to-poland  A group of Muslim girls from Berlin say they were racially abused on a visit to Holocaust memorials in Poland. The girls, part of a student group, say that locals spat on them and threatened them, while local police did nothing to protect them.Twenty youngsters from the Theodor Heuss Community School in the Moabit district of Berlin…

Muslim students report racial abuse on Holocaust study trip to Poland https://tmbw.news/muslim-students-report-racial-abuse-on-holocaust-study-trip-to-poland A group of Muslim girls from Berlin say they were racially abused on a visit to Holocaust memorials in Poland. The girls, part of a student group, say that locals spat on them and threatened them, while local police did nothing to protect them.Twenty youngsters from the Theodor Heuss Community School in the Moabit district of Berlin…

The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1941 to 1944: Majdanek (July 24, 1944)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1941 to 1944

The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1941 to 1944: Majdanek (July 24, 1944) More

This activity has students reading a 2 page selection from Eyewitness to History regarding the liberation of Majdanek Concentration Camp from the perspective of a journalist. They then have 6 questions to answer (answers included) of varying difficulty. GREAT FOR A SUB! Find this and more at Stephanie's History Store on Teachers Pay Teachers.

The Liberation of a Concentration Camp Primary Source Analysis

This activity has students reading a 2 page selection from Eyewitness to History regarding the liberation of Majdanek Concentration Camp from the perspective of a journalist. They then have 6 questions to answer (answers included) of varying difficulty. GREAT FOR A SUB! Find this and more at Stephanie's History Store on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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Majdanek concentration camp personnel/Richard Wendler (22 January 1898, Oberndorf bei Salzburg – 24 August 1972, Prien am Chiemsee) was a high-ranking Nazi official during World War II. During the occupation of Poland he was the Governor of new District Lublin in the General Government, in charge of Lublin concentration camp and the creation of the Częstochowa Ghetto, among others. Before his deployment to Poland he was the mayor of the city Hof between 1933 to 1941 and became an…

Majdanek concentration camp personnel/Richard Wendler (22 January 1898, Oberndorf bei Salzburg – 24 August 1972, Prien am Chiemsee) was a high-ranking Nazi official during World War II. During the occupation of Poland he was the Governor of new District Lublin in the General Government, in charge of Lublin concentration camp and the creation of the Częstochowa Ghetto, among others. Before his deployment to Poland he was the mayor of the city Hof between 1933 to 1941 and became an…

The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1941 to 1944: Majdanek (July 24, 1944)

The Majdanek Concentration Camp, 1941 to 1944

Majdanek Concentration Camp - a child's shoe lies among shoes... News Photo | Getty Images

Majdanek Concentration Camp - a child's shoe lies among shoes... News Photo | Getty Images

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A haunting reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust at the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC: thousands of shoes of Holocaust victims discovered by the Soviets when they liberated the Majdanek concentration camp in Poland in 1944.

A haunting reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust at the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC: thousands of shoes of Holocaust victims discovered by the Soviets when they liberated the Majdanek concentration camp in Poland in 1944.

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