Katz recorded the song in 1950, with the traditional text amended to include reference to "Auschwitz, Maidanek
, Treblinka and the other extermination camps in Europe," asking God to grant peace to those "who have died and been incinerated, / and have given up their souls to sanctify / the Name of the Lord" (409).
I also contacted Miriam Levinson, a fighter in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and a survivor of Maidanek
A ceux-ci s'ajoutent les tsiganes deportes par les hongrois de la Transylvanie du Nord a Auschwitz, Treblinka, Maidanek
, Ravensbruck Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, Mauthausen Siberia, Stalingraad Exile Russian Exile, Bergen-Belson Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz Budapest Ghetto Hiding Romanian Ghetto
And Auschwitz-Birkenau was only one of seven extermination camps (the others being Belzec, Chelmno, Maidanek
, Sobibor, Stutthof, and Treblinka).
Night Will Fall also brings us the testimony of Captain Alexander Vorontsov, a cameraman with the Red Army sweeping into Poland when Maidanek
camp was discovered.
Acting upon the direct testimony of the Maidanek
survivors that HMA brought from Australia, the team unearthed more than fifty artifacts buried just beneath the sod.
German camps held a higher proportion of political prisoners, common criminals, and forced laborers than the camps in the East, such as Auschwitz, Treblinka, and Maidanek
He considered it appropriate to include in the telling of the history of America's Jews how rumors of "Auschwitz, Treblinka, Maidanek
, Dachau, Buchenwald, and numerous other places," filtered to the West.
He is forced to descend even further before his apotheosis: "Had I been given the chance, perhaps I would have blown the country to bits, so that mothers would no longer cry over their seventeen-year-old sons and daughters who died on the barricades, so that the grass would no longer grow over the ashes of Treblinka and Maidanek
and Auschwitz, so that the notes of a harmonica played under a gnarled pine tree would no longer float over the nightmarish pits and dunes on the city outskirts.
I have just seen the most terrible place on the face of the earth - the German concentration camp at Maidanek
," writes W.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the Swiss psychiatrist who is known as "the death and dying lady," tells the story of her experiences as a relief worker in the Maidanek