It is a major propaganda effort, a composite-photo of yet unknown extent of tampering, but it’s clear that figures have been added into the bunks that were not originally there and many people are misidentified. By Carolyn Yeager – Last updated on May 22, 2013. Not there. Het gezin werd in 1944 gedeporteerd naar Auschwitz-Birkenau. Naftali Furst, also self-identified as the man circled at left, who is  5th from the left  in the 3rd row, is not in this picture either, in spite of the fact he was in the children’s barracks in Buchenwald and was photographed at liberation. “Bearing Witness: The Life and Work of Elie Wiesel. Seeing Elie Wiesel there at Buchenwald, returning as one of the world's great moral leaders to the place that forced him down that path, flanked on one side by Angela Merkel, the leader of the country that once put him there, and on the other by Obama, the first black U.S. President in a place representing the absolute worst evils of racism; that was an amazing moment. Hier starb sein Vater kurz nach der Ankunft. The names of the liberated prisoners in the picture were still unknown, with no one asking to know who they were. President Obama delivered a powerful speech today when he visited Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany. But the Buchenwald Memorial outside of Weimar has nothing better to point to as why we should believe that Elie Wiesel was one of their famous “guests.” This book captions the picture in question as: “Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner 1986, is the farthest right on the second tier from below.” D.  Only two people resemble who they say they are and that is Nikolaus Grüner (lower left)  and Mel Mermelstein (upper right). Elie Wiesel is pictured in the second row of bunks, seventh from the left, next to the vertical beam. Elie Wiesel behind the museum plan. URL: /wp-content/uploads/2009/06/buchenwald.jpgPresident Obama with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Elie Wiesel at Buchenwald (White House photo), *TWI is on Twitter. The youths and children in Buchenwald (why were they even there rather than eliminated?) F.  This photo show the level of skill in photo-manipulation that existed in 1945. Photo: Peter Hansen. We look now at a photo taken on April 27, 1945—eleven days after the famous photo was taken—of Buchenwald orphans marching out of the camp with their caretakers to new lodgings in the former SS barracks. Obama made a televised speech, standing in front of the Jedem Das Seine gate, which was in the open position. Of his relatives, only he and his older sisters Beatrice and Hilda survived. De Hongaars sprekende stad Sighet in Roemenië werd geannexeerd door Hongarije in 1940, en in 1944 deporteerden de nazi's de Hongaarse joden naar Auschwitz-Birkenau. For more information Click Here, “...most of the memoirs and reports [of 'Holocaust survivors'] are full of preposterous verbosity, graphomanic exaggeration, dramatic effects, overestimated self-inflation, dilettante philosophizing, would-be lyricism, unchecked rumors, bias, partisan attacks...”, The Wiesel Tattoo Issue Remains “Most Sensitive” for Readers, Gigantic Fraud Carried Out for Wiesel Nobel Prize. Possibly some sick prisoners were brought in to Barracks 56 to give the appearance that the general population of the camp was starving. Wiesel’s mother and the youngest of his three sisters died at Auschwitz, while he and his father later were moved to another camp, Buchenwald, located in Germany. That means that it’s highly unlikely he could be in the photo of the orphans above, only one day after leaving the hospital. SGBuMD. Elie Wiesel is a Nobel-Prize winning writer, ... Elie was freed from Buchenwald in 1945. Near the end of Night, Elie Wiesel realizes that the lines of battle are approaching Buchenwald. Argiewicz says he lied about his age during the “selection for the gas chamber” at Birkenau, claiming that he was 18 years old and was experienced as an electrician so that he would be selected for work, when he was actually only 11 years old and believed he would have been sent to the “gas chamber.” Argiewicz says he could speak fluent German because his mother was from Bavaria. Please follow us here. 1945 Soviet troops liberate Auschwitz on January 27. Above, you see a traveling exhibit of huge, larger than life size photographs from the National Socialist camps, including Buchenwald, being shown in St. Louis, MO in summer 1945; it was then taken to Washington, DC. A.  Elie Wiesel has lied about being in this photograph. Elie Wiesel is fifteen years old when he and his family are deported in May 1944 by the Hungarian gendarmerie and the German SS and police from Sighet to Auschwitz. Standing (unseen) behind him was Bertrand Hertz, one of… He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986. The story, written by Ted Scheinman and Jonathan L. Fischer, is here. I have written about this here. In eerste instantie heette het kamp … June 05, 2009 | Last updated: July 31, 2020. Romania caves to Elie Wiesel Institute—authorizes holohoax propaganda center, Elie Wiesel’s sex abuse comes back to haunt his legacy, My work on “Night” is featured in a talk given by Jewish Professor Alan Astro at St. Francis College in 2014, One fact proves more than any other that “Night” is a work of fiction, Elie Wiesel’s family-approved obituary calls “Night” a novel, Another surlievor memoir—more Dr. Mengele, smoking chimneys and senseless murder from Yehuda Bacon. Was Lazar Wiesel a Relative of Elie Wiesel? “It seems that this is the real, true initiation: only by showing one's number can one get bread and soup.” Without a tattoo, how did Wiesel survive? Former prisoners of the "little camp" in Buchenwald stare out from the wooden bunks in which they slept three to a "bed." Abraham Hipler is pictured in the second row, fourth from the left. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. He spoke on genocide, hatred, and the ability of people … At left  is a picture of Elie Wiesel at age 15, taken before his deportation. Would Elie Wiesel have joined Saul Friedlander in threatening to “quit the U.S.” if Donald Trump is elected in November? Na de oorlog belandde Elie Wiesel … Elie’s mother and younger sister were murdered there in the gas chambers. His father died in Buchenwald shortly after their arrival. Elie Wiesel, 15 jaar, vlak voor zijn deportatie naar Buchenwald, Foto: Chicago Public Library Wiesel werd geboren in Oost-Europa, als kind van orthodoxe joden van Hongaarse afkomst. The photo below shows Pawel Argiewicz as he looked in 1946 when his picture was taken for a German driver’s license. But we can see that he is balding and clearly an older man, possibly even in his 40’s. Elie Wiesel identifies himself, leading others to do so. Some critics consider Wiesel’s Night (1958) the most powerful literary expression of … There is a clear resemblance between him and the face in the driver’s license photo. C.  Authorities and ‘historians’ have accepted the identity of many of the persons in this photo without any investigation – simply on someone’s say-so. The standing man covered up this anomaly – without him, the rest of the bunks receding further into the distance are seen to be completely empty. Hij had drie zussen, Bea, Hilda en Tzipora. In any case, it is anything but a casual encounter by a liberator-photographer of the actual conditions in the camp on April 16, 1945. had been housed in Barracks #66 in the Buchenwald “Small Camp.”  Barracks #56 (for adults) was also in the “Small Camp”, which was a special quarantine section for prisoners, mostly Jews, who had recently arrived from other camps, such as Auschwitz-Birkenau. "At the gate of the camp, SS officers were waiting for us. I’m also questioning whether the two heads circled in the picture at right, who are  on the far left in rows two and three, are the same person. Not that either .css-wu8pj2{font-family:adobe-garamond-pro,serif;font-size:19px;-webkit-letter-spacing:-0.063px;-moz-letter-spacing:-0.063px;-ms-letter-spacing:-0.063px;letter-spacing:-0.063px;text-rendering:optimizeLegibility;line-height:1.43;-webkit-font-smoothing:antialiased;color:black;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;color:#0064ff;-webkit-text-decoration-color:#599aff;text-decoration-color:#599aff;-webkit-transition:0.3s all;transition:0.3s all;padding:1px 2px;margin:0 -2px;cursor:pointer;}.css-wu8pj2:hover{background-color:#0064ff3b;}.css-wu8pj2:active{color:#ffffff;background:#0064ffff;}Benjamin Netanyahu or Charles Krauthammer — or these idiots — will pay attention, but it’s still the right sentiment. In Baracke 66, ein Asyl für Kinder und Jugendliche, das politische Häftlinge 1945 erwirkten, wurde Elie Wiesel am 11. It is continuing war propaganda. Eliezer Wiesel, dit Elie Wiesel (var. Samuel G. Freedman, “Bearing Witness: The Life and Work of Elie Wiesel,” NYT, October 23, 1983. And of course this hope includes so many of what now would be your vision for the future, Mr. President. The SS prepares one last effort at resistance: The battle did not last long. On June 5th 2009, Elie Wiesel joined President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Weimar, Germany. The photographers were setting up pictures that complemented the propaganda that was being prepared for the world. US troops liberate Buchenwald on April 11. Below is another Buchenwald liberation photo taken on April 14, 1945, two days before the famous photo. In addition to all these problems, Elie wrote in his book Night (and also in his 1995 memoir All Rivers Run to the Sea) that he became sick with food poisoning three days after the Buchenwald camp was liberated on April 11, 1945 and was in the hospital for two weeks. What would cause them both to hide their face? According to the Washington Post, Wiesel used the words "obscene" and "defamatory" and added, "Nothing of me is in your script!" April 1945 befreit. (5). A sense of security for Israel, a sense of security for its neighbors, to bring peace in that place. Był profesorem nauk humanistycznych w Boston University.. Życiorys. (2) In October 1983 (when the campaign to get Wiesel a Nobel Prize began) this picture was published in the same high circulation Sunday New York Times Magazine in an article titled “Bearing Witness: The Life and Work of Elie Wiesel,” with this caption: “On April 11, 1945, American troops liberated the concentration camp’s survivors, including Elie, who later identified himself as the man circled in the photo.”(3). Wiesel Quotes “Never shall I forget that first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, ... Never shall I forget that smoke. The sleeping man in the second row could be the same guy. Readers like you are our one source of income needed to pay website and research expenses. Check the shape of the mouth and the height of the forehead. Hamburger does not claim to be the man in the 2nd row, but specifically the one in the bottom row. Elie Wiesel werd net als zijn vader tewerkgesteld in het aangrenzende werkkamp Auschwitz III Monowitz. Hier stirbt sein Vater, Elie Wiesel wird am 11. Barack Obama toured the Buchenwald concentration camp Friday, the same Nazi camp where the author and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel was imprisoned as a 16-year old, a few months before the end of World War II. ... there are the stories of 31 of the 904 orphan boys at Buchenwald, including the story of Elie Wiesel in Chapter 11. Buchenwald was tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog een concentratiekamp in nazi-Duitsland in een bosrijke omgeving nabij de stad Weimar.Het bijna volledig van de buitenwereld afgesloten kamp werd in 1937 aangelegd door SS'ers en gevangenen. Buchenwald werd op 11 april 1945 bevrijd door de zesde pantserdivisie van het derde Amerikaanse leger. It shows a barrack full of Buchenwald survivors who appear to be in very good health and are warmly dressed, too. Strangely (compared to the others who claim to be in this photo), Simon Toncman never talked about being in this picture, according to the photo caption on Flickr – maybe because he wasn’t! The photographer has packed the men above into this barracks to give an impression of overcrowding. At any rate, this is a strange comparison with Barrack 56. How Wiesel’s “tattoo” looks from where I’m sitting, New (old) pictures come to light in wake of Elie Wiesel’s death, “Elie Wiesel died before he confessed his lies about the Holocaust,” says French website, Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust, Scrapbookpages Blog / Famous Photo of Buchenwald survivors, Scrapbookpages Blog / Famous Photo of Buchenwald survivors revisited. Elie Wiesel at Buchenwald. Something was being burned there. This famous photo of the Buchenwald survivors is said to have been first published in the New York Times on May 6, 1945 with the caption “Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald”. The President comments after touring Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Weimar, Germany on June 4, 2009. Elie Wiesel ([ˈɛli_viˈzɛl]; geboren am 30. Though unto us, in those times, it was human to be inhuman. Actually, it was ready and waiting to be turned over to the United States military authorities whenever they arrived. Image has not been found. Several others have also lied about being in this photograph. It no longer made any impression on us. At some later date (we don’t know exactly when), Elie Wiesel, who was 16 years old on April 16, 1945, said that he was the face shown inside the red circle. At the end of January 1945, Elie Wiesel and his father managed to join an evacuation transport to Buchenwald Concentration Camp, where they were committed to the “Little Camp”. Many actual or suspected communists were among the first internees. There is much to be done, so do help. Obama, Elie Wiesel Buchenwald Speech (TEXT, VIDEO) By Hanna Ingber Win. Mr. President, Chancellor Merkel, Bertrand, ladies and gentlemen. He is the only one who actually looks his age in that picture and he also resembles the man he is today, as seen here in 2009 holding a Swedish newspaper. It was supposed to represent a typical chance encounter by the photographer in the liberated camp. Do the faces below, both purporting to be Elie Wiesel, look like the same person, 11 days apart? The time must come. Ende Januar 1945 gelangt Elie Wiesel mit seinem Vater auf einem Evakuierungstransport nach Buchenwald ins Kleine Lager. Below is Paul Argiewicz in a photo taken March 2009. Buchenwald was a Nazi concentration camp established on Ettersberg hill near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937. September 1928 in Sighetu Marmației, Königreich Rumänien; gestorben am 2. Too bad, Pawel, but you’re outed. As I came here today it was actually a way of coming and visit my father's grave -- but he had no grave. “Never shall I forget that first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, ... Never shall I forget that smoke. According to Scrapbookpages , an October 2008 news article published on the Sun Times news Group website , since removed, reported that Paul Argiewicz identified himself as the man whose face is shown in the circle in the photo below. The following photo analysis is indebted to the two blogs that appeared on Scrapbookpages Blog on March 2nd and March 25, 2010.