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"Nous ne nous sommes pas battus pour un drapeau, nous nous sommes battus pour nos idéaux, pour la liberté". Les vrais héros sont souvent ceux que l´Histoire ne récompense pas... Comme ces soldats, des républicains espagnols de "la Nueve", la 9e compagnie de la 2e DB de l´armée Leclerc, qui sont les héros oubliés et trahis de la victoire alliée contre la barbarie nazie.

"Nous ne nous sommes pas battus pour un drapeau, nous nous sommes battus pour nos idéaux, pour la liberté". Les vrais héros sont souvent ceux que l´Histoire ne récompense pas... Comme ces soldats, des républicains espagnols de "la Nueve", la 9e compagnie de la 2e DB de l´armée Leclerc, qui sont les héros oubliés et trahis de la victoire alliée contre la barbarie nazie.

An official order incarcerating the accused in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp for committing homosexual acts

An official order incarcerating the accused in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp for committing homosexual acts

Jacqueline Morgenstern (1932 - 1945)  Memorial Stone in Germany In the fall of 1944, Dr. Kurt Heissmeyer had them transferred to the Neuengamme concentration camp. The children were injected with tuberculosis cultures.

Jacqueline Morgenstern (1932 - 1945) Memorial Stone in Germany In the fall of 1944, Dr. Kurt Heissmeyer had them transferred to the Neuengamme concentration camp. The children were injected with tuberculosis cultures.

A witness testifies at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin

A witness testifies at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin

Street scene in the Warsaw ghetto showing a section of the wall blocking a major thoroughfare. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Street scene in the Warsaw ghetto showing a section of the wall blocking a major thoroughfare. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Los españoles que participaron en la liberación de París (1944)

Los españoles que participaron en la liberación de París (1944)

Map of Nazi Concentration Camps throughout Europe http://0.tqn.com/d/history1900s/1/0/D/6/EasternEurope3.JPG

Where Were Nazi Concentration Camps Located?

Map of Nazi Concentration Camps throughout Europe http://0.tqn.com/d/history1900s/1/0/D/6/EasternEurope3.JPG

Dr. Alfred Trebinski (1902-46) was camp doctor in Ausschwitz in 1941, then in Majdanek Concentration Camp. In 1943 he became chief medical officer at Neuengamme. He was also involved through setting up the special Heißmeyer department in the medical experiments. Alfred Trzebinski was involved in the murder of the children.

Dr. Alfred Trebinski (1902-46) was camp doctor in Ausschwitz in 1941, then in Majdanek Concentration Camp. In 1943 he became chief medical officer at Neuengamme. He was also involved through setting up the special Heißmeyer department in the medical experiments. Alfred Trzebinski was involved in the murder of the children.

The camp was located at the edge of Berlin, which gave it a position among the German concentration camps: the administrative centre of all concentration camps was located in Oranienburg, and Sachsenhausen became a training centre for SS officers (who would often be sent to oversee other camps afterwards).

The camp was located at the edge of Berlin, which gave it a position among the German concentration camps: the administrative centre of all concentration camps was located in Oranienburg, and Sachsenhausen became a training centre for SS officers (who would often be sent to oversee other camps afterwards).

Under the direction of an American soldier, German civilians from Gardelegen carry wooden crosses to the site where they were ordered to bury the bodies of concentration camp prisoners killed by the SS in a barn just outside the town.

Under the direction of an American soldier, German civilians from Gardelegen carry wooden crosses to the site where they were ordered to bury the bodies of concentration camp prisoners killed by the SS in a barn just outside the town.

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