Tagged: Concentration Camps

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Children On The Run, Part 4

And so we come to the end of my grandmother’s story… Days were scorching hot so we had to stay inside our tents, but nights were chilly. We had one army blanket for the...

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Children On The Run, Part 2

Prisoners of War We were now prisoners of war and they moved us into an existing camp. They still kept First World War prisoners there. To make room for us, they resettled the prisoners...

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Children On The Run, Part 1

My babcia (Polish for grandmother) and I haven’t always been on the best of terms, but every now and then she’d share a story about her past which left me flabbergasted. How this woman...

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Auschwitz, Death Camp Part 2

“Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.” – Billy Graham Most people grow up with some knowledge of World War II. I did more than...

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Auschwitz, The Final Solution Part 1

“The soul of Poland is indestructible… she will rise again like a rock, which may for a spell be submerged by a tidal wave, but which remains a rock.” – Sir Winston Churchill This...