A Film of Hell Itself

His dark eyes darted from face to face, hollows in his cheeks giving him a death’s head look. His voice was strong, and he spoke good English.

“My friends, I will now to show you something not seen anywhere outside Germany. To the free world, these are only ugly rumors of unspeakable acts. Many deny such things are possible. But I tell you now I have seen them with my own eyes. None would believe it, so we made this movie despite the danger. They would try to kill us who take such films. The Nazis must keep their secrets.”

Friday Fictioneers


The internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. When the actual date of Yom Hashoah falls on a Friday, the state of Israel observes it on the preceding Thursday. This year it begins at sundown on May 1st, 2019