75 years of the liberation of Auschwitz: the truth will remain with us


On January 27, 1945, the troops of the 1st Ukrainian Front, under the command of Marshal of the Soviet Union Ivan Stepanovich Konev, released the prisoners of the Nazi camp Auschwitz. There were only seven and a half thousand of them at that time - people who survived in the ruthless death machine.


The sad story of the death factory


After the Nazi occupation of Poland, the city of Auschwitz, founded in the 60th century, XNUMX kilometers west of Krakow, was officially incorporated into Germany and renamed Auschwitz. Under this name, he was preserved in the memory of Europeans. In Soviet and Russian historiography, the old Polish name Auschwitz is often used.

In the years 1940-1945, in the vicinity of this city, a whole complex of concentration camps was located, consisting of three main camps: Auschwitz-1, Auschwitz-2 and Auschwitz-3, all together covering an area of ​​more than 500 hectares.

The first camp was equipped in May 1940 on the site of the former Polish military barracks. Local patriots arrested by the invaders were brought here for the arrangement and further construction of the camp. He will remain a working camp with a fairly strict regime, with a punishment cell, torture and execution sites. Auschwitz-3 will also be a worker, consisting of a group (approximately - 40) of small camps.

The administration of the entire complex is located in Auschwitz-1-Birkenau. About 20 thousand prisoners settled here. Soviet prisoners of war also got into the camp. It was on them that on September 3, 1941, the first test of the Cyclone B gas was made to poison people. In the basement chambers of Block 11, the Nazis destroyed 600 Soviet and 250 Polish prisoners with gas.

After this barbaric action near the village of Birkenau (or Brzezinka) in October 1941, the Germans began to build a real death camp, adapted for the mass destruction of people. Actually, we call it Auschwitz.

By the summer of 1943, four gas chambers and the same number of crematoria were built here. The death factory stood on its terrible conveyor. Jews, gypsies, the mentally ill, opponents of the Hitler regime and other doomed were brought here from all over Europe.

To Auschwitz as a tour


According to archival documents, three-quarters of all those brought in for several hours were sent to gas chambers. It often happened that the poor fellows brought from the station were kept in the nearest grove, and then sent to the “shower” - through the death conveyor, which began in the gas chambers of the camp.

This group included people recognized as unfit for work - short stature or weak physique, people with disabilities, elderly women and men, patients and children. Up to ten thousand prisoners were burnt in crematorium furnaces per day. It happened that the stoves did not keep pace with the gas chambers, then the dead were burnt in the ditches near the camp.

The Nazis traveled to Auschwitz-Birkenau as if on an excursion. It became the rule among party functionaries and high-ranking officials of the SS to come to the death camp and watch in practice how the national ("racial") issue that they laid down in the NSDAP program documents was being resolved.

Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss boasted that when they saw the “final solution of the Jewish question”, the guests were speechless. Höss was constantly asked how he and his people could be witnesses of this and how they could endure all this.

Poles will hang Höss in 1947 at the gates of the crematorium of the Auschwitz-1 camp. He will be extradited to Poland by the British military after "working out the information." She is terrifying. According to historian G. D. Komkov, recorded in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, the total number of victims of Auschwitz exceeded 4 million people. Modern historians reduce this figure and believe that 1,4 million people were killed in the camp, of which about 1,1 million are Jews.

The fate of the prisoners who did not immediately fall into the gas chambers of the death camp was no less tragic. This is especially true for people who were selected for their experiments by the Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. Medical research on prisoners was practiced in many fascist camps, but Mengele’s fanaticism in Auschwitz took on a monstrously large scale.

Take, for example, his experiments on twins. Mengele infected one of them with a dangerous infection. Then he opened both, comparing the affected and healthy organs. Many more what kind of savagery came up with this doctor.

Retelling all his criminal experiments is difficult even for a healthy psyche. But people went through this. Of the 1500 twin pairs, 300 survived.

Auschwitz gained notoriety not only because of Joseph Mengele. It became the largest extermination camp in Nazi Germany. Therefore, the liberation of the death camp in Birkenau shook the world community so much, and even Germany itself.

A feat of all time


In 1996, the German government announced the liberation of Auschwitz, January 27, as official Holocaust remembrance day. In November 2005, the United Nations declared this day the World Holocaust Remembrance Day.

75 years of the liberation of Auschwitz: the truth will remain with us

Today in the West they are trying to belittle and even discredit the feat of the Red Army soldiers who liberated Auschwitz. In Poland, for example, it was announced that Auschwitz was liberated by the "Ukrainians" (by the name of the front). When this nonsense was disproved, the “facts” were given, as if the Red Army allegedly delayed the liberation of the camp, because of which Auschwitz’s mournful list “grew by thousands”.

Speculation on stories has always been. Most often, it ended ingloriously. So it will be this time. The feat of the Soviet soldiers who liberated the prisoners of Auschwitz will remain in people's memory for all time, the truth will remain with us.
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  1. Same lech 27 January 2020 06: 30 New
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    Mddaa in the last photo, our soldiers still walk in the windings. what ... the kids on their feet have some kind of obscure shoe made from pieces of cloth.
    1. WILL 27 January 2020 06: 37 New
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      Quote: The same Lech
      Mddaa in the last photo, our soldiers still walk in the windings. what ... the kids on their feet have some kind of obscure shoe made from pieces of cloth.

      The main thing - Survived! The chance to return from Auschwitz was almost nil. Moreover, the massacres continued almost until the liberation of the camp, the agony of Nazism ...
      Eternal Memory to the Martyrs! And the Eternal Curse of the Executioners.
      1. smart ass 27 January 2020 13: 50 New
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        It is amazing how the presence of weapons and radical views can make people monsters.
    2. svp67 27 January 2020 06: 38 New
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      Quote: The same Lech
      Mddaa in the last photo, our soldiers still walk in the windings.

      But in the American bots ... which were not demolished.
      Then you know what shocked me. The administration of this camp included Sonderkommando, where the strongest Jews from the arrivals were selected, well, they did a lot of "dirty work", met and accompanied the arrivals, carried out haircuts, disinfection, changing clothes and, in particular, were escorted to the extermination chambers. So, one of them kept a diary and hid it in the camp before they took him to destruction, they found this diary long ago, but his condition was such that it was difficult to read something. But recently they were able to do this and there is a description, not the only moment when people locked in the destruction chamber, realizing that they were being sung by the "International" ... but these were obviously people from the USSR and most likely prisoners of war. Really goosebumps.
      1. Maki Avellevich 27 January 2020 07: 51 New
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        in this camp, and in many other places. in those war and sudden times many terrible things happened.
        lesson as old as the world:
        be strong, protect yourself, family, people. if you can help your neighbor.
        no one else will do this except you.
        "כל שנעשה רחמן על האכזרים, לסוף נעשה אכזר על רחמנים"
        "the one who regrets the cruel at the end is hardened to the merciful"
      2. Olgovich 27 January 2020 08: 04 New
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        Quote: svp67
        The administration of this camp included Sonderkommando, where the strongest Jews were selected

        Among the overseers, as evidenced by recently published documents, there were many Poles which they probably won’t remember today ...
        1. Cormorants 27 January 2020 08: 48 New
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          And it’s very important that this is true, in our country it remained ..
        2. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 09: 15 New
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          Quote: Olgovich
          there were many Poles, which they probably would not remember today.

          Not only Poles, but also others, who did the dirty work.
        3. svp67 28 January 2020 03: 52 New
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          Quote: Olgovich
          Among the warders, as evidenced by recently published documents, there were many Poles

          There was a whole camp nearby to train such "specialists", "Travniks." And cadres from Ukrainians and Lithuanians were especially appreciated, but there were "nonhumans" from other nationalities
      3. garrett 27 January 2020 09: 28 New
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        But in the American bots ... which were not demolished

        colleague, there is a site "I remember", there are collected memories of the participants of the Second World War, and so, they strongly disagree with your opinion
        1. svp67 28 January 2020 15: 10 New
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          Quote: Garrett
          colleague, there is a site "I remember", there are collected memories of the participants of the Second World War, and so, they strongly disagree with your opinion

          Do not consider it work, bring a couple ...
          1. garrett 28 January 2020 15: 23 New
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            Do not consider it work, bring a couple ...

            Sorry, but this is work ... there are more than 1000 memories and in what specific stories I met it I do not remember. But I can retell in my own words what I remember from the memories of shoes (whether it was the United States or English shoes I don’t remember): they got wet very quickly, the outsole cracked in the frost (but they were very beautiful smile ), but what our soldiers liked was the English overcoats (or overcoats from English cloth) and American canned food
            1. svp67 28 January 2020 15: 42 New
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              Quote: Garrett
              sorry, but this is work ...

              You know, I did the same not from scratch my statement, the same on the same statement by veterans ...
              1. garrett 28 January 2020 16: 34 New
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                You know, I did the same not from scratch my statement, the same on the same statement by veterans ..

                colleague, I'm not trying to prove anything to you))) I just shared the information that I read on the above site ... it may well be that on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War there were high-quality American shoes and outright shit)))
      4. Paul Siebert 28 January 2020 09: 47 New
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        Poland again surpassed all!
        Do not invite the country that liberated Auschwitz on the day of the liberation of Auschwitz - this is not even the height of cynicism!
        This is the excuse of Nazism!
        This is a rewriting of history from the perspective of fascism!
        There is no forgiveness, history itself will take revenge on Poland! am
  2. GKS 2111 27 January 2020 06: 31 New
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    "Today in the West they are trying to belittle and even discredit the feat of the Red Army soldiers who liberated Auschwitz.
    Speculation on history has always been. Most often, it ended ingloriously. So it will be this time. Feat fighters of the 1st Ukrainian Front who liberated the Auschwitz death camp, will remain in people's memory for all timea.
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    We remember. And today is the day of lifting the siege of Leningrad ...

    No one is forgotten, nothing is forgotten.
    1. Same lech 27 January 2020 06: 34 New
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      Yes, the siege of Leningrad is the pain of our people.
      Many creative intelligentsia, women, children, old people died there ... died from cold, hunger and shelling ... the most defenseless ... I always read and look at the documents of those times with pain.
      1. Van 16 27 January 2020 06: 40 New
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        Leningrad ... Grandfather died there, Red Navy, in the 42nd. No words will be too pathetic. Eternal glory to the hero city of Leningrad and Leningraders
      2. GKS 2111 27 January 2020 06: 45 New
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        Quote: The same Lech
        .Always painfully read and look at documents of those times.

        This is when I read, just no words .....

        It was she who won that war ... We all owe it to her ... A bow to our people that Nazism won ....
    2. Olgovich 27 January 2020 07: 55 New
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      Quote: GKS 2111
      We remember. And today is the day of lifting the siege of Leningrad ...

      It is significant that two terrible tragedies of WWII, two terrifying crimes — the blockade and the Holocaust — are remembered on the same days .....



      Monument to the blockade and defenders of Leningrad, opened in Israel 4 days ago.

      At the opening speech Russian Presidentwho lost his brother Viktor Putin during the blockade;
      " The blockade of Leningrad and the Holocaust cannot be compared with anything, although "in history there are many examples of unprecedented stamina, sacrificial exploits, large-scale human tragedies.

      Israel emphasizes conservation the truth about the decisive contribution of the Soviet Union to the victory over Nazism. Here, as in Russia, they are preoccupied, alarmed and indignant at attempts to deny the Holocaust, revise the results of World War II, and whitewash murderers and criminals.

      The monument is very good. This will remain for a long time, I hope, for centuries. And you can open it in different ways. But the way you did it today ... Thank you! ""
      .
    3. knn54 27 January 2020 08: 32 New
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      The prisoners remember who released them.
  3. Basarev 27 January 2020 07: 32 New
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    And why is such an emphasis placed on the Jews? Why are they so special?
    1. Boris55 27 January 2020 07: 48 New
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      And why is such an emphasis placed on the Jews? Why are they so special?

      They do not differ from others in any way, they simply vote louder than others.
      Today's figure of the dead in World War II is 27 million. Of these, only 7 million are military losses, 20 million are civilian ... Thanks to Shoigu, who erected the most magnificent monument to all the fallen ...

      1. Krasnodar 27 January 2020 08: 58 New
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        About 9 million Red Army soldiers - 6880 thousand died in battles and hospitals, 1850 thousand died in captivity, including those killed in Auschwitz (in the captured wars of the Red Army, the effectiveness of gas in the death chambers was initially checked). As for the "vote the most" - quit. China, having lost about 19 million people, demands to set the start date of WWII for 1937 so that they know about the victims of its people, we in the Union grew up in memory of those who fell in WWII. Even Japanese aggressors who used bacteriological weapons against the Chinese peacekeepers built a museum of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, mentioning the names of American pilots, participants in the Manhattan project, etc. Foreign delegations are leading there, and now they are raising kipish about the Kuril Islands. So "everyone is voting."
      2. TANKISTONE 27 January 2020 14: 40 New
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        Thanks to Shoigu, who erected the most magnificent monument to all the fallen ...
        Respecting the feelings of believers, I will express myself: it would be better if the money from the countries of former friends were brought and arranged according to the release dates ... The Memory Complex would have turned out wow! And with sacred numbers and dates, too, everything would have worked out. And so, I made an application “to the face of the saints” on “after death”. Maybe I'm wrong ...
        So who will pay as a result for the Shoigu Savior Temple?
        https://publizist.ru/blogs/107999/28598/-?utm_source=finobzor.ru
        1. Boris55 28 January 2020 08: 20 New
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          Quote: TANKISTONE
          Respecting the feelings of believers, I will express:

          There are no atheists in the trenches.
          1. TANKISTONE 31 January 2020 21: 02 New
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            And what, in the trenches only the Orthodox were (will be) ??? And not one atheist (For the Motherland, for Stalin !!!) ???
          2. TANKISTONE 1 February 2020 02: 39 New
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            Find "Russian Lessons" No. 84 "The road to the temple and the status of historical settlements"
    2. Krasnodar 27 January 2020 08: 31 New
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      Quote: Basarev
      And why is such an emphasis placed on the Jews? Why are they so special?

      Not special - gypsies and Jews were the only nations to be completely destroyed by the Nazis.
  4. rocket757 27 January 2020 07: 43 New
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    Scary tale. It is all the more impossible to forget.
  5. The leader of the Redskins 27 January 2020 08: 05 New
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    Two times I was in Krakow (this is not very far from Auschwitz, and the train goes, and the bus) and both times did not decide on a tour. I just couldn’t do it! I was afraid that I would walk and roar like a beluga whale!
    My grandfather, after another wound, a lung, was sent there to the counting team ... He had to recount CHILDREN'S THINGS! So he said that healthy men could not stand it ....
    1. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 09: 08 New
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      Quote: Leader of the Redskins
      Two times I was in Krakow (this is not very far from Auschwitz, and the train goes, and the bus) and both times did not decide on a tour.

      I was able to withstand there for about 20 minutes, and those of my colleagues who went through the whole excursion could not move away within a week, and everyone had headaches.
  6. Yehudi Menuhin 27 January 2020 08: 13 New
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    It is foolish to argue that Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops. It is also foolish to dispute that the Americans liberated Dachau. By the way, during the liberation of Dachau, the Yankees lost their nerves and they killed most of the guards. Only here, no one specially liberated the camp. They simply lay in the zone of the Allied offensive.
    1. Krasnodar 27 January 2020 09: 45 New
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      Then they brought the population of a neighboring town to bury corpses - the Germans lied in the clear eye that "they knew nothing." The mayor of the town eventually hanged himself. In Munich, everyone also told the Americans that they had no idea what was happening in the concentration camps. Until the surviving Jews appeared in the commandant’s office, whom some Munich had hidden in their war. Later, the Germans who saved the Jews, the rest of the townspeople declared a Boycott, because this destroyed their harmonious general version of ignorance.
      1. Yehudi Menuhin 27 January 2020 13: 12 New
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        Yes it's true
      2. eklmn 27 January 2020 19: 45 New
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        “They then brought the population of a neighboring town to bury corpses - the Germans lied in the clear eye that“ they knew nothing ””
        This amer tactic was used throughout Germany (under English-French-US control) from 1945 to 1946 and was called denazification.
        The situation when Nazi propaganda brainwashed the entire population of Germany since 1933 and became indifferent to all the horrors of power, implicitly believed in the idea of ​​Nazism or silently agreed. Or it was just indifferent.
        The US Army forced the Germans from the towns and villages near the concentration camp to scoop up the ditches with their hands in the camps and bury them in mass graves. There were no failures, because did not receive food stamps.
  7. ZaharoFF 27 January 2020 08: 34 New
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    Those who have forgotten the past have no future.
  8. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 08: 56 New
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    Modern historians reduce this figure and believe that 1,4 million people were killed in the camp, of which about 1,1 million are Jews.
    According to German data, only 5, 160 million Soviet prisoners of war were in concentration camps, not counting civilians, only a third were left alive. So maybe the Soviet people were in other camps?
    1. igordok 27 January 2020 19: 20 New
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      In the German bureaucracy, the concentration camp (mainly civilian ones) and the prisoner of war camps (stalag, dulag, official, luftlag, etc.) had different statuses. In 1941, prison camps for prisoners of war (dulagi) were often a bare field, possibly fenced, usually without a supply of water and food. Mortality was high and the death toll was generally not counted. Since 1942, when the Germans felt a shortage of labor, they began to count prisoners.
  9. Avior 27 January 2020 09: 38 New
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    According to historian G. D. Komkov, recorded in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, the total number of victims of Auschwitz exceeded 4 million people.

    In fact, this is recorded in the verdict of the Nuremberg Tribunal
    1. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 22: 05 New
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      Quote: Avior
      In fact, this is recorded in the verdict of the Nuremberg Tribunal

      Everything is fixed, this is true, only by whom and how. So I read that, in Auschwitz, a maximum of 24 per day. I have doubts.
      1. Avior 27 January 2020 22: 38 New
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        The figure of 4 million in the verdict of the tribunal came from the official report of the Soviet Investigation Commission
        The extraordinary commission of inquiry, which concluded that more than 4 million people were killed in this concentration camp, proceeded from the testimonies of witnesses, eyewitnesses and executioners. Since 1940, about 10 echelons of people arrived in Auschwitz from the occupied territories daily. In each echelon there were 40-50 wagons. Each carriage had from 50 to 100 people. About 70% of arrivals were destroyed immediately.

        At first there were three crematoria in Auschwitz, then a fourth was built. There are indications of those who designed the new crematoriums. Several pits 60 to 40 m in size and three meters deep were dug in the territory, in which corpses were also constantly burned. These bonfires burned constantly. Based on this information, the ChGK came to the conclusion that more than 4 million people were killed in Auschwitz.

        From the Act of Inspection of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp by the Expert Technical Commission from February 14 to March 8, 1945:

        ... The expert technical commission consisted of: professor, doctor-engineer Davidovsky Romanov from Krakow, professor, doctor-engineer Dolinsky Yaroslav from the city of Krakow, candidate of technical sciences major engineer Vladimir Lavrushin and engineer-captain Abram Schuer.

        ... As a result of a detailed study of the drawings and documentation found in the Auschwitz concentration camp, a detailed study of the remains of the blown up crematoriums and gas chambers, on the basis of investigative materials and testimonies of witnesses from among the prisoners working in gas chambers and in crematoria, the commission established:

        The tribunal accepted the findings of the national commission of inquiry without any objection or consideration, automatically as a fact
        Further, the former commandant of the Höss camp at the tribunal actually confirmed this, citing a figure of more than 3 million
        Later, as you know, the number of victims of the camp was reduced to about one million
        Now this case is often used by all sorts of revisionists as a reason to doubt the official data and decisions of the tribunal.
        hi
  10. verp19 27 January 2020 09: 47 New
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    And when will the material about the Soviet camps appear?
    Probably because they remained unreleased.
  11. Avior 27 January 2020 10: 00 New
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    Immediately the moment of unlocking the gates of Auschwitz
    On the left is the commander of the assault group, Major Anatoly Shapiro, who immediately liberated Auschwitz after fierce fighting on the approaches to the camp.
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  13. Gardamir 27 January 2020 10: 04 New
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    If five years ago they had asked me to name the death camps, I probably would have called Buchenwald, Mauthausen. Of course, all the camps are equally scary, but as of late, the theme of Auschwitz has been unleashed.
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      ANB 27 January 2020 18: 03 New
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      They told me about Auschwitz at school. And the film was shown.
      I’m still afraid to show it to my children.
      And I'm afraid of the Blockade too.
      1. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 22: 06 New
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        I’m still afraid to show it to my children.
        And I'm afraid of the Blockade too.

        Try not to show it.
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          ANB 27 January 2020 23: 09 New
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          It is necessary. But let them grow up.
  14. Andrzej k 27 January 2020 10: 18 New
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    No one in their right mind denies that Auschwitz was liberated by the Red Army.

    Those journalists or historians who do this are just sending .... I do not mention politicians because it is normal for them.

    A funny fact is that General Burling’s army, the same people are not actually considered the Polish army, and the entire front, just because of, say, the military positions of the Red Army, suddenly becomes Ukrainian (by nationality). This is complete nonsense. Excuse me.
    1. TANKISTONE 27 January 2020 14: 48 New
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      No one in their right mind denies that Auschwitz was liberated by the Red Army.
      A colleague at work listening to the radio (Radio RSG), so today in the news the Germans mention the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp, without naming the liberators: it was just released ...
      1. Andrzej k 27 January 2020 15: 07 New
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        Do not sow fools and there are many around. And here in Poland and Germany as you can see.
      2. TANKISTONE 27 January 2020 17: 32 New
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        In fairness, in the afternoon, on the RSG radio station, the Red Army was named as having freed the last seven thousand surviving prisoners.
      3. Avior 27 January 2020 22: 43 New
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        In fairness, about the assault group of Anatoly Shapiro, who directly liberated the prisoners of Auschwitz, is also not in the article, and on Wikipedia on the Russian page too.
        just an abstract Red Army. :(
        1. tihonmarine 28 January 2020 01: 11 New
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          Quote: Avior

          In fairness, about the assault group of Anatoly Shapiro, who directly liberated the prisoners of Auschwitz, is also not in the article, and on Wikipedia on the Russian page too.

          Sorry, but who released them all the same, or just saved all the prisoners from destruction.
          1. Avior 28 January 2020 01: 32 New
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            He directly saved the remnants of the prisoners of the assault detachment of the 100th Rifle Division of the 106th Rifle Corps under the command of Major Anatoly Shapiro in the photo above, he personally opens the gates of the camp.
            They did not know about the camp, therefore, initially, the order for the assault squad was not about him.
            When, after completing the task of taking a village fortified by the Germans near the camp, the detachment learned from the locals about the camp, made their way to it with a fierce battle, cleared the mine and saved the rest of the prisoners. Shapiro personally opened the gates of the camp - this is just in the photo above.
            For some reason, only for his personal role and the role of the detachment under his command in the release of the prisoners of Auschwitz are hushed up behind the general definition of "Red Army".
            hi
    2. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 22: 15 New
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      Quote: Andrzej K
      No one in their right mind denies that Auschwitz was liberated by the Red Army
      Well, everyone must have read or listened to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
      “We must not forget for a minute about the victims and donations, about the help of the former Soviet Union, the soldiers of the Red Army, its commanders who helped get rid of the Nazi death machine and who saved the world from a terrible tragedy ... Remember that the Red Army - it was she who discovered and rescued the prisoners at Auschwitz, ”Netanyahu said.
  15. cherkas.oe 27 January 2020 11: 53 New
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    My mother, on her last Victory Day in 2017, told us - children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson, I did not forgive either the Germans or those who came to us with them and killed, destroyed, robbed, raped our entire land. But the politician is a judge, they, in order to trade and grow rich, now say that it was not Germans, Czechs, Hungarians, Romanians, etc., who killed us, but simply fascists. As if the fascists were not citizens of Germany, Romania, Italy, Hungary and the Czech Republic, but those who arrived from the moon.
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      Quote: cherkas.oe
      My mother, on my last Victory Day in 2017, told us - children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson, I did not forgive either the Germans or those who came to us with them and killed, destroyed, robbed, raped our whole land

      Of course, I am always on Victory Day! But my my mother was born in 1919, .......
      1. cherkas.oe 28 January 2020 09: 00 New
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        And mine is 1920. She lived 97 years, when the war began, she was 21 years old, and when she ended almost 25 years
        1. tihonmarine 28 January 2020 10: 19 New
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          Quote: cherkas.oe
          And mine is 1920. She lived 97 years, when the war began, she was 21 years old, and when she ended almost 25 years

          Iron people were our parents.
          1. cherkas.oe 28 January 2020 11: 11 New
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            Yes, given the fact that they survived in childhood as youth and youth, they were made of titanium, not when I did not see them idle, nor when they were discouraged and always tried to help and cheer us up.
  16. Mihail55 27 January 2020 11: 55 New
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    How symbolic is the liberation of the death camp and the complete lifting of the blockade of LENINGRAD! The German Stanmeier was cancer-red on the podium in Israel ... apologizing for the GERMANS! And why wasn’t the president of Ukraine (Jewish by nationality) at this event? All sorts of excuses for complete idiots and his simple-minded voters. The same applies to the Polish authorities ... it is time to recognize the obvious, the blood is on their hands.
    1. tihonmarine 28 January 2020 10: 21 New
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      Quote: Michael55
      The German Stanmeier was cancer-red on the podium in Israel ... apologizing for the GERMANS! And why wasn’t the president of Ukraine (Jewish by nationality) at this event?

      Respect to Stanmeier.
  17. Alex lats 27 January 2020 12: 03 New
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    For the Auschwitz prisoner in Ukraine, Auschwitz lasts a lifetime!

    In Novaya Kakhovka one of the last prisoners of Auschwitz, Tsybulskaya-Lats V.L. over the past 10 years, the Ukrainian government has tried many times to simply destroy it! Help and humanitarian aid were stolen in Kherson and Kiev. Virtually nothing to achieve with this thieves power is impossible! The mayor of New Kakhovka Kovalenko was so fucked that on May 9 he treated the prisoner instead of rations with rotten cupcakes, before that he had to pay 5100 UAH for water that he did not take! And then he stole money on an ambulance chair, which a disabled person cannot get for a year! And for this, Kovalenko wants to become the "man of the year" ??? And all these perverts portray the Ukrainian government? Frozen faces of deputies and other swindlers, will depict sorrow for prisoners? This is all dog shit, but they are just ready for joy to dance on the coffins of the dead, on the bones, on the ashes, this is their essence! The main thing is to get cursed, and tore off everything with a booze and whores!
    1. verp19 27 January 2020 13: 37 New
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      Quote: Alex Lats
      For the Auschwitz prisoner in Ukraine, Auschwitz lasts a lifetime!


      Currently, Yuri Dmitriev has been prosecuted.
      And there will also be a prisoner for life?
  18. GenNick 27 January 2020 14: 08 New
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    My mother, on her last Victory Day in 2017, told us - children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson, I did not forgive either the Germans or those who came to us with them and killed, destroyed, robbed, raped our entire land. But the politician is a judge, they, in order to trade and grow rich, now say that it was not Germans, Czechs, Hungarians, Romanians, etc., who killed us, but simply fascists. As if the fascists were not citizens of Germany, Romania, Italy, Hungary and the Czech Republic, but those who arrived from the moon.

    You are right - my mother didn’t forgive them either ...
    43/45 years of the forge of the fascist camps ...
    1. tihonmarine 27 January 2020 22: 20 New
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      You are right - my mother didn’t forgive them either ...
      43/45 years of the forge of the fascist camps ...

      And my mother also did not forgive, from November 1941, until the partisan parade in Minsk, a veteran of the Smolensk and Belarusian partisan movements.