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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1942/08/17 Irene Nemirovsky Died Irene Nemirovsky dies of typhus in Auschwitz Extermination Camp.
1943/00/00 Eugenia Wilder Died Eugenia Wilder dies at Auschwitz concentration camp. During the war she was in Plaszow, Poland. This is based on a Page of Testimony submitted on 1957 May 12 by her brother, a Shoah survivor.
1943/04/17 Stanislawa Leszczynska Captive After interrogation by the Gestapo, Polish midwife Stanislawa Leszczynska and her 24-year-old daughter Sylwia are transported to Auschwitz concentration camp.
1943/11/20 Madeleine Dreyfus Levy Captive Madeleine Levy, granddaughter of Alfred Dreyfus, is transferred from the Drancy internment camp in Paris to Auschwitz, Poland.
1944/01/00 Madeleine Dreyfus Levy Died Madeleine Dreyfus Levy dies of typhus at Auschwitz Extermination Camp.
1944/02/21 Primo Levi Captive Primo Levi and other inmates are taken in twelve cattle trucks from Campo di Fossoli to Monowitz, one of Auschwitz's three main concentration camps.
1944/09/03 Otto Heinrich Frank Captive The Frank and Pels family are taken to the Westerbork concentration camp. From there, they are deported to Auschwitz concentration camp on 3 September 1944, the last train to be dispatched from Westerbork to Auschwitz.
1944/09/03 Edith Hollander Frank Captive The Frank and Pels family are taken to the Westerbork concentration camp. From there, they are deported to Auschwitz concentration camp on 3 September 1944, the last train to be dispatched from Westerbork to Auschwitz.
1945/01/06 Edith Hollander Frank Died Edith Frank dies of starvation at Auschwitz concentration camp.
1945/01/26 Stanislawa Leszczynska Captive Serving as the camp's midwife until it was liberated, Stanislawa Leszczynska delivers over 3,000 babies. A few hundred with blue eyes were sent away to be Germanized, about 2,500 died and about 30 survived at the camp in the care of their mothers. World War II Ends
1945/01/27 Otto Heinrich Frank Recalled to Life Otto Frank is in the sick barracks at Auschwitz when the Extermination Camp is liberated the Soviet Red Army.
1945/01/27 Primo Levi Recalled to Life Auschwitz is liberated the Soviet Red Army.
1955/09/24 Alain Resnais begins filming his documentary, Night and Fog, at Auschwitz concentration camp, shoots until 4 October 1955 Night and Fog (film)

Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Memorial and Museum Auschwitz I

Data »

Particulars for Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp:
Descrimination Antisemitism
Historic Use Concentration Camp
Era Nazi Occupation
Cultural Affiliation Nazi, Third Reich



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Chronicle of a Summer Film Edgar Morin "Chronicle of a Summer" features an extraordinary first-person account of a Jewish person's experience of Auschwitz.
If this is a Man Book Primo Levi Setting
Schindler's Ark Book Thomas Keneally Setting
Schindler's List Film Steven Spielberg Setting
Sophie's Choice Book William Styron Setting
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 (book) History Book Saul Friedlander

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