En fin d'apres-midi, la ministre espagnole baptisera la bibliotheque de l'Institut Cervantes d'Oran du nom de Francesco Boix, un revolutionnaire et photographe emprisonne dans le camp de concentration de Mathausen
He died from his injuries just eight days before the Allies liberated the Mathausen
camp in May 1945.
La fuga di Liala e Giovanna ebree (in "Non solo Shoa"), prima ad Assisi, e poi al seguito di un americano, definisce i contorni strazianti di un momento drammatico della storia d'Italia, quello della Shoa, che vide la deportazione a Mathausen
di figure di rilievo dell'intellighentia italiana, come Guido del Reietto, che torna dal campo di concentramento, per essere additato ormai da tutti come un reietto.
Even so, she was sent to concentration camps in Mathausen
and Ravensbruck, where she was close to death at the end of the war.
The sons were sent to the labour camp at Mathausen
and Gusen to work in the stone quarries.
Auschwitz, Sosnowiec, Czortkow, Czernowitz, Lodz, Riga, Cluj, Kosice, Kovno, Krakow, DachauKaufering, Mathausen
Incredibly, Betty and her family managed to survive the Mathausen
camp where they suffered terrible treatment.
Sofsky details the number and type of concentration camps, distinguishing those whose sole purpose was the immediate extermination of Jews (Chelmno, Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka, and Auschwitz-Birkenau, in which he estimates at least three million were murdered) from those in which death followed from the regnant terror (Dachau, Buchenwald; Mathausen
, Majdanek,  Bergen Belsen, and Auschwitz, to name the most infamous, in which more than one million persons perished).
Her family, Richie's family, all Jews, victims of the occupying Nazis who turned their city into a killing ground; the death march to Mathausen
concentration camp; after the war her despairing search for Richie, only to find his name on a list of those butchered at Auschwitz.