Krystalnacht was November 9-10, 1938 in Germany and parts of Austria. April 19, 1943 is the date the Warsaw Ghetto uprising began. Yom Ha'Shoah is Holocaust Rememberance Day. It falls on the 27th day of the month of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar, unless that is a Friday or Saturday, in which case it is observed on the preceding Thursday or following Sunday (accounts differ).
Year 27th of Nissan Date for Yom Hashoah 2012 Thursday, April 19 Thursday, April 19 2013 Sunday, April 7 Monday, April 8 2014 Sunday, April 27 Monday, April 28 2015 Thursday, April 16 Thursday, April 16 2016 Thursday, May 5 Thursday, May 5
January 27, 1945 is the date Auschwitz was captured by the Red Army. The British liberated Bergen-Belsen on April 15, 1945. Dachau was liberated on April 29, 1945 by the US 45th Infantry Division.
[played in recent years] Bob Franke \ Krystallnacht Is Coming \ The Heart Of The Flower \ Daring Dave Crossland \ The Ballad Of Joseph Schultz \ Here's To The Ride \ Self Jack Hardy \ Dachau \ Passing \ Prime Tom Paxton\ Train For Auschwitz\ Best of Broadside (VA)\ Smithsonian/Folkways Rod Macdonald\ Auschwitz\ The Man on the Ledge\ Shanachie Al Grierson\ The Flowers of Auschwitz\ Things That Never Added Up To Me\ Folkin' Eh! John Flynn\ Hope Sleeps\ Dragon\ Metta (about Anne Frank) The Klezmatics\ Mayn Shvester Khaye\ The Well\ Green Linnet (in Yiddish, so can't understand the lyrics) [also] Al Stewart: Trains These were compiled by Susan Forbes Hansen with input from folk DJs: Peter HIMMELMAN: Untitled (Flown This Acid World). 12 minutes long and worth every second of it. In every generation, there are those whose goal is to kill every Jew on this earth. Stuart KABAK: Numbers (?) Bernice LEWIS: Ways to Survive (Isle of Spirit), Blue Bhikku/Sanctuary Richard MEYER: Century's End (A Letter from the Open Sky) Leon ROSSELSON: The Song of Martin Fontasch (Intruders) KIM WALLACH: One Was A Guard (Paddle on The Rahway), Black Socks LP Also, both Bill Hahn and Rich Warren suggested Peat Bog Soldiers, which I didn't realize (until Rich supplied the information) was sung by the Jews as a code song (as some of the African-American spirituals were during slavery) as they worked in the camps. Cathy WINTER, "Lost Voices" from her album "Breath on My Fire": "Oh we are the lost ones you wish you could forget For we all lost our precious lives in such untimely death We're the witches burning at the stake and slaves in cargo holds We're the native peoples of this land, our blood mixed among the stones.". . . One line in it, "Six million died in Hitler's hands, of death do you not tire?">> The Song of the Partisans (there are many recordings of this, but also many other similarly titled songs--if you find one in Yiddish, that's the one. Many synagogues sing it during "Yizkor" memorial services.) Voices of the Shoah: Remembrances of the Holocaust [BOX SET] Various Artists * Number of Discs: 4 * Label: Rhino Records * Catalog: #75600 * ASIN: B00004R5Z2 From other sources: This Train, Indigo Girls Fred Small / Denmark 1942 (also covered by Flip Breskin) Adam Brodsky / ? Jerry Silverman: "Tsigaynerlid/Gypsy Song" THE UNDYING FLAME: SONGS & BALLADS FROM THE HOLOCAUST [Syracuse University Press] ((Part of a book/CD combination)) Curtis and Loretta\ Angel of Bergen-Belsen Rosalie Gerut & Friends: "We Are Here" WE ARE HERE [Blue Hill] (VA) "Zog Nit Keynmol (Never Say)" PARTISANS OF VILNA, SONGS OF THE WORLD WAR II JEWISH RESISTANCE [Flying Fish] Theodore Bikel/Frieda Enoch: "The Jewish Partisan" RISE UP & FIGHT, SONGS OF THE JEWISH PARTISANS [US Holocaust Museum] Massel Klezmorim\ Die Kale Basetzn\ Best of Yiddish Songs and Klezmer Music\ Euclid I Remember Warsaw \ DAVID ROVICS \ Behind the Barricades \ AK Pr ??? Laurie Lewis: "Peat Bog Soldiers" ("Spain in my Heart", Appleseed) [this song was made in one of the first german concentration camps, established right after hitler took power in 1933. smuggled out, it became an anti-fascist anthem, and was carried to spain by german volunteers in the international brigade] La Musique dans les Ghettos et les Camps de Concentration
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