Tuesday, March 13, 2012

An 'Escape Line' George Cross






















Photographs:
(Top): "For Gallantry": The George Cross medal (G.C.)
(Bottom): Lt.Cmdr. Patrick Albert O'Leary , G.C. 
(At a post-war commemorative service, Lille, France)
(Courtesy of Cumbria County Archives & Library Service)

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Thursday, March 01, 2012

Treblinka camp SS-Unterscharf├╝hrer Franz Suchomel

SS-Unterscharf├╝hrer Franz Suchomel, discussing his experience as an SS officer at Treblinka concentration camp August 1942 - October 1943. He was in Trieste in 1944.

Sentenced to 6 years in 1965, he was released in 1969.

Suchomel was unaware that the interview was being remotely videotaped by the interviewer Claude Lanzmann's assistants in the Volkswagen bus shown at the beginning of Part 1 of the video.

Part one
Part two
Part three
Part four
Part five
Part six
Part seven