Mala Zimetbaum and Edward (Edek) Galinski - also known as Romeo and Juliet from Birkenau. Most romantic and tragic history of love ever: Jewish woman (of Polish origin) and Polish political prisoner – both arrested and sent to Auschwitz concentration.
here are a few of the children deported to Ravensbruck and Mauthausen concentration camps/most did not survive the war Kleinmann Family Foundation Eleventh Annual Cegep Holocaust Symposium
Gisela Perl was a Jewish gynecologist forced to work at the hospital at Auschwitz. Ordered to turn over pregnant women to be experimented on, she instead performed thousands of abortions, saving those women from deadly Nazi “scientific” torture. Dr Perl defied the Nazis in hopes that the women she saw would survive to have children in freedom in the future and many did. Dr Perl survived too, and emigrated to NYC and had a thriving practice at Mt Sinai Hospital. She was a hero.
Red Army's liberation of the concentration camp Ravensbrück, located 90 km north of Berlin. The concentration camp was established in May 1939 for female prisoners and was one of the largest camps in Germany. 90000 women are reputed to have died there.
Warsaw, German occupied Poland, Jews dressed in rags. Taken by the German photographer Willi George in the summer of The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.