You have only one week to prepare yourself for a new block-buster movie coming out in theaters on December 18, 2015. The movie is about the Sonderkommando Jews who burned the bodies of the Jews after they were gassed.
I wrote about this on this previous blog post: https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/the-gas-chambers-at-auschwitz-birkenau/
This quote is from the article about the movie:
The film portrays an aspect of the Holocaust that has yet to be explored.
“Two out of three Jews were murdered in the Holocaust in Europe,” explained Rohrig. “Most or all I have seen in movies are always about the lucky third one. These movies are survival tales and we wanted to make a movie not about the exception but the norm and the norm was death.”
It’s true. All we ever hear about are the Jews who survived the Holocaust, not the names of the Jews who were gassed. The Nazis were no fools — they didn’t keep the names of the Jews who were gassed.
There are still numerous survivors, who are out on the lecture circuit telling their unique stories about how they survived and are still alive today.
The following quote is from the news article:
Son of Saul, being released in the United States on December 18th, is like no other Holocaust film. Winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, the film continues to wow critics, as it tells the story of Saul Auslander, who has the dubious distinction of being part of the Sonderkommando at Auschwitz.
“Their lives were way more difficult than those of the prisoners,” Röhrig, who prefers to be called Rafi, told The Jewish Link. “They were recruited upon their arrival at Auschwitz. The Nazis promised them a better life, told them they would live in a heated area but they didn’t give them any advance notice or an accurate job description.”
That job was to usher unknowing victims into the gas chambers and after their deaths, readying the room for the next group to be annihilated.
“They would separate the inter-tangled bodies, search them for valuables, cut the women’s hair, burn the bodies, pulverize the bigger bones that were still somewhat intact, take the ashes and dispose of them in the river,” said Röhrig. “The crematorium did not stop. There were day shifts. There were night shifts. And then every four months, they themselves were gassed.” End quote
Wait a minute! The Nazis threw ashes into a river at Auschwitz? I don’t think so! The Nazis were all about preserving the environment, even before this became popular.
The SS men swam in the river that runs through the town of Auschwitz. People in the town washed their clothes in this river. Do you really think that Hitler would have allowed the ashes of millions of Jews to contaminate the rivers?
I previously blogged about the disposal of the ashes at Auschwitz-Birkenau at https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/where-are-the-ashes-of-the-1-1-million-people-killed-at-auschwitz-birkenau/