Citizens of Ludwigslust, Germany, inspect a nearby concentration camp under orders of the Airborne Division on May Bodies of victims of German prison camps were found dumped in pits in yard, one pit containing 300 bodies.
Juana Bormann (or Johana Borman) (September 1893 – December was a prison guard at several Nazi concentration camps, and was executed as a war criminal at Hamelin after a trial in She was not related to leading Nazi Martin Bormann.
German civilians being forced to bury the dead of the concentration camp at Gardelegen Location:Gardelegen, Germany Date taken:April 1945 Photographer:William Vandivert (This scene is very nicely depicted in the mini-series Band of Brothers.
Survivors of the Dachau concentration camp demonstrate the operation of the crematorium by pushing a corpse into one of the ovens. Dachau, Germany, April US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Albert Schiff
Children liberated from the Auschwitz death camp "These images really break my heart, but I do think they need to be seen so that the world never repeats the horrific events of the past, the Holocaust being one of them.
aww, God bless them. pinner writes: When troops liberated the concentration camps they were unprepared for what they encountered. soldier holds a victim of Nazi terror sobbing in relief of his liberation!