Saturday, May 8, 2010 (10:00 a.m.)

Survivors visit Bergkristall

Survivors Dusan Stefancic (President of the International Mauthausen Committee), Italo Tibaldi (ANED), and Avv. Gianfranco Maris (ANED) visit the KZ Gusen II “Bergkristall” underground plant for the first time after the end of World War II in 2010.

Saturday, May 8, 2010 (05:00 p.m.)

Commemoration Overview

  • Welcomming address by the mayor of Langenstein, Austria
  • Commemorational address by Mr. Wojciech Topolewski, Poland
  • Commemorational address by Ms. Ionna Biffi, ANED, Sesto San Giovanni (MI), Italy
  • Commemorational address by Dusan Stefancic, President of the International Mauthausen Committee, Slovenia
  • Commemorational address by David Fisher, Israel
  • Awards of honorary membership to the Gusen Memorial Committee
  • Commemorational address by Bishop em. Dr. Maximilian Aichern, Austria
  • Blessing by Reverend Gordon Blasius, Chaplain of 11th Armored Division, U.S.A.
  • Lay down of wreath at the Gusen Memorial
Israeli filmmaker David Fisher, son of KZ Gusen II survivor Joseph Fischer, speaking at the 2010 commemoration at Gusen.

Israeli filmmaker David Fisher, son of KZ Gusen II survivor Joseph Fischer, speaking at Gusen.

Reverend Gordon Blasius

Reverend Gordon Blasius, chaplain of 11th Armored Division veterans, giving his blessing at Gusen.

US liberators and American artist Karen Finley at the 2010 Commemoration at Gusen.

US liberators and American artist Karen Finley at the 2010 Commemoration at Gusen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We thank the following organizations and private indivuduals for their financial support

  • Gottfried Hirz, Austria
  • Doris Hummer, Government of Upper Austria
  • Nikolaus and Michaela Prinz, Austria
  • Oesterreichische Lagergemeinschaft Mauthausen and Mauthausen Komitee Oesterreich
  • Guenther Steinkellner, Austria

    Roman-catholic Bishop Rtd. Dr. Maximilian Aichern in conversation with US liberator after 2010 commemoration at Gusen.

    Roman-catholic Bishop em. Dr. Maximilian Aichern in conversation with US liberator.

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