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  Stories Behind the Movies, Agent of Grace, Chapter 8
Initially sent to Buchenwald, a German camp northeast of Frankfurt, Bonhoeffer was soon transferred south to Flossenburg, the concentration camp nearest Nuremberg.
Flossenburg inmates either toiled in a nearby Messerschmidt plane factory or labored at a stone quarry.
Like most concentration camps, Flossenburg had a crematorium and a courtyard where prisoners were shot.
www.lawbuzz.com /movies/agent_of_grace/agentof_grace_ch8.htm   (241 words)

  
 Concentration Camps, Nuremberg Charges, 1946, Part 2
* * * Flossenburg was the mother camp and under its direct control and jurisdiction were 47 satellite camps or outer-commandos for male prisoners and 27 camps for female workers.
During the 12 months preceding the liberation, Flossenburg and the branch camps under its contro1 accounted for the death of 14,739 male inmates and 1,300 women.
Although this camp had in view the primary object of putting to work the mass slave labor, another of its primary objectives was the elimination of human lives by the methods employed in handling the prisoners.
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /genocide/concamp2.htm   (2956 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression Volume IV - Document No. 2309-PS
Flossenburg was the mother camp and under its direct control and jurisdiction were 47 satellite camps or outer-commandos for male prisoners and 27 camps for female workers.
During the 12 months preceding the liberation, Flossenburg and the branch camps under its control accounted for the death of 14,739 male inmates and 1,300 women.
Flossenburg Concentration Camp, Germany, was the scene of every type and form of Nazi brutality and atrocity committed upon the unfortunate individuals who happened to be sent to this camp.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/imt/document/nca_vol4/2309-ps.htm   (1663 words)

  
 Exhibits
The Flossenburg slave labor camp was used for both Jews and non-Jews who were forced to work in a factory and coal mine.
Flossenburg has the unfortunate distinction of being home to the first fully automated killing system, which gassed prisoners and then moved them on conveyers to a chute that led to incineration ovens.
Prisoners at the Flossenburg camp created three flags during their captivity (one each for America, Britain and Russia), and we are privileged to have the American flag in our museum.
www.nmholocaustmuseum.org /nmh-exhibits.htm   (1175 words)

  
 Commemorative Event on the Liberation of the Concentration Camp Flossenbuerg - United States Mission to Germany
Flossenburg was the third concentration camp which I did not choose.
Is it possible to convey the indiscriminate cruelty, the relentless hunger, the cold, the torture, the cries, the misery, the filth, the exhaustion, the stench, the burning flesh, the hangings, the suffering, the beatings, the horror, the deaths?
Flossenburg can still be and should be a place where our names can serve as a legacy of our individuality to future generations.
www.usembassy.de /germany/flossenbuerg.html   (1224 words)

  
 Flossenbürg concentration camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All together, over 500 women were trained in the camp and in time went on to its subcamps.
Women matrons staffed the Flossenburg subcamps, such as Dresden Ilke Werke, Freiberg, Helmbrechts, Holleischen, Leitmeritz, Mehltheur, Neustadt (near Coburg), Nürnberg-Siemens, Oederan, and Zwodau, and it is known that six SS women staffed the Gundelsdorf subcamp in Czechoslovakia.
By 1945, there were almost 40,000 inmates held in the whole Flossenbürg camp system, including almost 11,000 women.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flossenburg   (993 words)

  
 The Race and Fallacy of the Shoah
I recently returned from a trip to the commemorative events of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the Flossenburg concentration camp where, 50 years ago, I was freed from Nazi oppression.
The inadequacy of language is painfully obvious in the use of the word "Flossenbuerger." To the survivor, this usage is a desecretion of the anguish and hardship suffered there.
There is no explanation of the photographs on the postcard – the guard tower in the camp is situated below the church, which is next to the memorial chapel and abo e the view of the town – suggesting that there is a equivalence in the meaning of the images.
www.cjvma.org /e/albums/kleinmann/123-138.html   (2480 words)

  
 Belsen and Flossenburg
Kramer was tried by a British military court at Lunenburg and was sentenced to death on November 17, 1945.
Flossenburg was established in May 1938 in the Neustadt district of Palatinate of Bavaria.
Over 15,000 inmates were forced to take part in a death march as the allied troops approached the camp.
www.shoah.freeservers.com /custom2.html   (1001 words)

  
 Shofar FTP Archives: camps/aktion.reinhard/sobibor/dchenko.002
In spring 1944, together with Rodenko, we were sent to the town of Flossenburg (Germany), where he with other Wachmans undertook guard duty of Soviet civilians and others who had been arrested by the Germans and were being held in a concentration camp.
Ivan Homenko, born 1921, in the District of Dniepropetrowsk.
In April 1944 he was sent, together with myself, by the German command to the city of Flossenburg (Germany), there as a Wachman with a weapon in his hand, he guarded a concentration camp at which were held prisoner a large number of Soviet and other civilians.
www.vex.net /~nizkor/ftp.py?camps/aktion.reinhard/sobibor/dchenko.002   (2403 words)

  
 PERSECUTION OF HOMOSEXUALS
The camp commander at Flossenburg often ordered them flogged; as the victims were screaming, he `was panting with excitement, and masturbated wildly in his trousers until he came,' unperturbed by the hundreds of onlookers.
The pink triangles worked in the clay pits of Sachsenhausen, the quarries of Buchenwald, Flossenburg and Mauthausen; they shoveled snow with their bare hands in Auschwitz and elsewhere; they were used as living targets at the firing range; they had the dirtiest jobs in all camps.
This is a unique memoir of an Austrian who spent six years in Sachsenhausen and Flossenburg, surviving as a lover of camp kapos, and ultimately as one of the very few kapos with a pink triangle.
www.mtsu.edu /~baustin/laska.html   (755 words)

  
 Flossenburg Main Camp
Below are thumbnails of three lettersheets from prisoners at Flossenburg.
The second receipt is for a package sent to inmate Stanislav Ledlock from Brno, Moravia on October 17, 1944 and received in Flossenburg on October 30, 1944.
The third receipt is for a package sent to inmate Georg Rydkl from Hradec Kralove, Bohemia on October 19, 1944 and received in Flossenburg on October 30, 1944.
www.edwardvictor.com /Holocaust/flossenburg_main_camp_main.htm   (526 words)

  
 Wegard Photo Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
View of Flossenburg KZ concentration camp from overlooking hill.
Flossenburg KZ was located in Germany and was a sub-camp of Dachau.
Malnutrition thinned their ranks and hundreds were reported to have been machine-gunned or killed with phenol injections.
www.depts.drew.edu /chs/wgallery1/vic3.htm   (53 words)

  
 Bottom Line - September 8, 1999
As a young teen, Jack was imprisoned at the Flossenburg concentration camp on the German-Czech border.
He was 15 when the Americans arrived at Flossenburg — the only teenager to survive the terrible conditions.
His late uncle, Dr. Lawrence Salter, was part of the Flossenburg liberation team, and Doug had a strong interest in the camp.
ecampus.bentley.edu /bl/bl092299/twopast.html   (620 words)

  
 Stories Behind the Movies, Agent of Grace, Chapter 10
American soldiers from the 97th Division of the U.S. 3rd Army (who discovered the camp and took pictures documenting what they found - like the wall where prisoners were shot) made the Germans who lived near Flossenburg see firsthand what their government had done.
(General Patton issued orders that required Germans to exhume and bury bodies of victims who had died during the Flossenburg death march.) Since the troops also found bodies at the camp itself, remaining prisoners gathered wood for the crematory furnace to be used for the last time.
Records which the liberators found at the camp indicated the following facts: Eight hundred German SS troops supervised Flossenburg which was opened in 1939.
www.lawbuzz.com /movies/agent_of_grace/agentof_grace_ch10.htm   (368 words)

  
 Department of Justice Transcript Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Mike Chertoff and Director of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This decision is a gratifying affirmation of the Justice Department's long-standing commitment to the principle that individuals who participated in the Third Reich's persecution of innocent civilians are unworthy of the privilege of American citizenship.
John Demjanjuk served the SS as a guard at the Sobibor extermination camp and also at the Majdanek and Flossenburg concentration camps and elsewhere.
Ignat Donalchenko (ph), who served with him at both Sobibor and Flossenburg, recalled seeing Demjanjuk and other guards, quote, "push Jews with rifle butts and hit them," close quote, as they were unloaded from the freight trains that brought them to Sobibor.
www.usdoj.gov /criminal/press/chertoff_transcript.htm   (2001 words)

  
 The Road to Neunburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The dead, their killers, the townspeople, the U.S. soldiers bent on right, were the war encapsulated, its worldwide costs and purpose and heroism and sheer ugliness condensed here in the isolation of this lush green valley near the Czech border.
The SS at Flossenburg followed Hitler's orders, which applied to all the Nazi concentration camps: The camps were to be evacuated of prisoners and rid of any evidence about the activities there.
SS guards and a column of about 500 prisoners from Flossenburg arrived on the Deml farm on April 21, the day after the death march began.
www.aish.com /holocaust/issues/The_Road_to_Neunburg.asp   (3568 words)

  
 Commentary Magazine - Demjanjuk: A Summing-Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The man acquitted as "Ivan the Terrible" of Treblinka was beyond doubt a participant in mass murder.
...Both of them listed Demjanjuk as having been in the Flossenburg concentration camp in 1944, and one included his identification number as well as Danilchenko's name and number, along with those of another Wachmann named in Danilchenko's 1949 confession...
...In addition, there was Danilchenko's affidavit, which stated that at Flossenburg, he and Demjanjuk had received tattoos indicating their blood type on the inner part of the upper left arm...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V103I4P48-1.htm   (3613 words)

  
 I am interested in anything you can tell me about the ausser kommando of Flossenburg KZ in Steinschoenau
I am interested in anything you can tell me about the ausser kommando of Flossenburg KZ in Steinschönau.
He was sent to many camps [Esterwegen, Sachsenhausen, Flossenburg, Steinschönau, Leitmeritz].
It is only recently that we found out what became of her brother.
www.olypen.com /tinkers/steinschonau/Merrittuncle.htm   (122 words)

  
 Holocaust 'Survivor' Exposed - Admits 30-Year Lie
Enric Marco, who published a book entitled "Memories of Hell" in 1978 about his experiences, confessed he had invented his account of suffering in Germany's Flossenburg concentration camp.
It was a way of getting as close as possible to say what I needed to say," Marco told Telecinco television on Wednesday.
The 84-year-old flew back at the last minute from the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen camp in Austria after a Spanish historian said Marco's name did not figure in Flossenburg's archives.
www.rense.com /general65/30yr.htm   (312 words)

  
 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Furman “trained as an armed guard at the Trawniki SS Training Camp and thereafter served with other Trawniki guards and participated in the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland in April and May 1943 and the Bialystok Ghetto in Poland in August of 1943.”
He was subsequently transferred to the German concentration camp of Flossenburg, where prisoners were made to work at hard labour in granite quarries.
Furman was allegedly transferred to the Flossenburg concentration camp on Oct. 1, 1943 where he served as a guard.
www.cjnews.com /viewarticle.asp?id=2921   (586 words)

  
 treatment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The camp commander at Flossenburg often ordered them flogged; as the victims were screaming, he masterbated, unperturbed by the hundreds of onlookers.
Himmler had the idea to "cure" them by mandatory visits to the camp brothel at Flossenburg.
The pink triangles worked in the clay pits of Sachsenhausen, the quarries of Buchenwald, Flossenburg and Mauthausen; they shoveled show with their bare hands in Auschwitz and elsewhere, they were used as living targets at the firing range; they had the dirtiest jobs in all the camps.
www.fatherryan.org /holocaust/homogenocide/treatment.htm   (405 words)

  
 Mauthausen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
MADRID - A Spanish citizen who was chairman of an association of Spanish communists deported from France to German concentration camps during World War II has admitted his tale of surviving the Flossenburg camp in Austria was a lie.
Spain was neutral in World War II following its civil war, which ended in 1939, but thousands of communists and pro-communists hostile to the victorious regime of General Francisco Franco fled to France where they were interned in camps and from which many were later deported to Germany.
Marco told reporters, "I admit I never was interned in the Flossenburg camp, though I was in preventative detention accused of plotting against the Third Reich," he said.
www.nationalvanguard.org /story.php?id=5032   (332 words)

  
 MavenSearch - A Portal to the Jewish World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
I am doing a report for my history class and was wondering if you had some information on the concentration camp Flossenburg?
Flossenburg was a forced labor camp operated in Germany from 1938 to 1945.
You can find out more by looking at the photographs at http://www.orst.edu/dept/history/flossenburg/proof.htm -clicking on a picture will give you the picture and a caption explaining more about the picture.
www.maven.co.il /ask/experts-browse.asp?E_ID=9&ID=37   (784 words)

  
 Jakub's World: A Boy's Story of Loss and Survival in the Holocaust-- book review
Sorbibor is opened; Flossenburg, where Jakub is sent, is the fourth camp to be opened in Germany.
Not one of them had heard of Flossenburg, which is a tragedy.
Twice as many people died in Flossenburg as at Dachau; both were death camps - in Flossenburg the method was extermination by work rather than gas.
www.curledup.com /jakubswo.htm   (452 words)

  
 US Judge Orders Demjanjuk Deported
A federal judge previously revoked Demjanjuk's U.S. citizenship on multiple grounds, including his "willing" service in a unit "dedicated to exploiting and exterminating" Jewish civilians in Nazi-occupied Poland.
In 2002, following a trial, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that the government had proved that Demjanjuk was an armed guard at Sobibor, Majdanek and Flossenburg concentration camps.
A federal appeals court affirmed the decision and the case was then brought before the immigration judge to approve deportation.
www.rense.com /general69/judge.htm   (257 words)

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