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Witnessing genocide

Unikt material från överlevande från Ravensbrück och andra koncentrationsläger. Erfarenheter i form av brev, foton, anteckningsböcker, journaler, ritningar etc.

Witnessing genocide
"Towards the end of World War II, approximately 20,000 Nazi concentration camp survivors were evacuated to Sweden. The rescue operations were organized by the Red Cross and United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA). A large number of the survivors were Polish citizens. With the intent of documenting the war crimes and the experiences of the victims, a working group called “The Polish Research Institute in Lund” was founded to conduct in-depth interviews with the former prisoners and collect material that the survivors had brought with them from the camps.

A majority of the interviewees were Catholic women who had been imprisoned at the Ravensbrück concentration camp, a camp for women and children located 90 km north of Berlin"