Wetzler

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Rudolf Vrba
... Vrba and a fellow prisoner, Alfréd Wetzler (1918–1988), managed to flee Auschwitz on 10 April 1944, three weeks after German forces had invaded Hungary (a German ally), and ... the use of gas chambers and crematoria – became known as the Vrba-Wetzler report ... There was a delay of several weeks before information from the Vrba-Wetzler report was distributed widely enough to gain the attention of governments ...
Rudolf Vrba - Reception - Survivor Versus Expert Discourse
... who together with the late Alfréd Wetzler, was among the first to escape from Auschwitz, is beyond doubt ... Linn wrote that Vrba's and Wetzler's names are omitted or their contribution minimized in Hebrew textbooks standard histories refer to the escape by "two young Slovak Jews," "two chaps," or "two young ... documentation, but as of 2004 there was no English or Hebrew version there of the Vrba-Wetzler report, an issue the museum attributed to lack of funding ...
Rudolf Vrba - Reception - Discrepancies
... Vrba embellished his later accounts, though not the Vrba-Wetzler report itself ... writes It is generally accepted that at the time Vrba and Wetzler were preparing their escape, it was known in Auschwitz that annihilation mechanisms were being perfected in ... But in fact, there is no mention in the Vrba and Wetzler report that preparations were under way for the annihilation of Hungary's Jews ...
Wetzler Symphony Orchestra
... The Wetzler Symphony Orchestra was founded in New York City by the Frankfurt-born conductor and composer Hermann Hans Wetzler (September 8, 1870–May 29, 1943) ... Wetzler, who studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt, settled in New York City for a time, forming the symphony orchestra in 1903 ... Wetzler invited Richard Strauss to the city to conduct his orchestra in a "Strauss Festival", which would include most of his symphonic works ...
Alfréd Wetzler - Background
... Rudolf Kastner Rudolf Vrba Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl Alfréd Wetzler Issues Aid and Rescue Committee Auschwitz concentration camp Holocaust History of the Jews ... Reuven Schmeltzer Yonasan Steif Leopold Szondi Joel Teitelbaum Béla Zsolt Wetzler was born in the Slovak town of Trnava, where he was a worker during the period ... of his experiences in Slovak as Auschwitz, Tomb of Four Million People, a factual account of the Wetzler-Vrba report and of other witnesses, and later a ...