Newsgroups: alt.revisionism,soc.history,soc.culture.jewish Subject: Holocaust Calendar: April 23 Followup-To: alt.revisionism From: email@example.com Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: The Nizkor Project X-Remember: http://www.nizkor.org [Follow-ups set] April 23 For the first time, Auschwitz commandant Hoess, accompanied by Lagerfuehrer Fritzsch and several other SS men, chose ten hostages (from among the prisoners in Block 2) and sentenced them to death by starvation in reprisal for an escape... They were placed in a windowless room in the cellar of Block 11 and given no food and nothing to drink. They had all died by May 26th. (Czech et al, pp. 131-2) Work Cited Czech, Danuta, Stanslaw Klodzinski, Aleksander Lasik, Andrezej Strezecki, eds. "Auschwitz 1940 - 1945. Central Issues in the History of the Camp, Volume V. Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum: Oswiecim 2000.
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