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Despite the awfulness of her predicament, in the Kutno ghetto this young Jewish woman manages to smile brightly for the camera as she poses for Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer.

Haunting smile of girl facing the Holocaust: How Hitler's PERSONAL photographer captured for history the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland

Despite the awfulness of her predicament, in the Kutno ghetto this young Jewish woman manages to smile brightly for the camera as she poses for Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer.

heinrich himmler ... he used his racist nazi ideology to justify the murder of millions, ordered the building of the first extermination camps, was one of the most influential men in nazi germany and so was one of the persons most directly responsible for the holocaust ... he committed suicide by cyanide

heinrich himmler ... he used his racist nazi ideology to justify the murder of millions, ordered the building of the first extermination camps, was one of the most influential men in nazi germany and so was one of the persons most directly responsible for the holocaust ... he committed suicide by cyanide

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Halina Brzozowska, 82, who survived the Auschwitz death camp, holds a picture of herself taken during the war. Brzozowska was 12 years old during the Warsaw Uprising, when her family were sent to a camp in Pruszkow. She and her 6-year-old sister were then moved by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Brzozowska said that it was hard to say what had happened to them, that they were taken from their homes, family and lost their childhood. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

Surviving faces of the Holocaust

Halina Brzozowska, 82, who survived the Auschwitz death camp, holds a picture of herself taken during the war. Brzozowska was 12 years old during the Warsaw Uprising, when her family were sent to a camp in Pruszkow. She and her 6-year-old sister were then moved by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Brzozowska said that it was hard to say what had happened to them, that they were taken from their homes, family and lost their childhood. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

Young boys who were dug out from the rubble of their destroyed homes the morning after a Luftwaffe bombing; Coventry, England - 15 November 1940  Photo by George Rodger

Young boys who were dug out from the rubble of their destroyed homes the morning after a Luftwaffe bombing; Coventry, England - 15 November 1940 Photo by George Rodger

Hitler desired to exterminate the Jewish people from the face of the world, he used concentration camps or "death camps" to do so. The concentration camp "Auschwitz" in Poland is portrayed here.

Hitler desired to exterminate the Jewish people from the face of the world, he used concentration camps or "death camps" to do so. The concentration camp "Auschwitz" in Poland is portrayed here.

The face of Death: Adolf Eichman, the SS lieutenant colonel who was the main organizer of the "administrative" side of the Holocaust. He was abducted by Israeli agents from Argentina, tried in Israel, and hanged in 1962. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.

The face of Death: Adolf Eichman, the SS lieutenant colonel who was the main organizer of the "administrative" side of the Holocaust. He was abducted by Israeli agents from Argentina, tried in Israel, and hanged in 1962. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.

The most powerful picture from the Holocaust in my opinion...a father holding his son in the face of pure evil.

The most powerful picture from the Holocaust in my opinion...a father holding his son in the face of pure evil.

This is typical of the way Londoners had breakfast in England, Sept. 6, 1939, after the air raid warning had sounded. Breakfast was in the family dugout--this one in a garden?with a gasmask hanging ready. (AP Photo)

This is typical of the way Londoners had breakfast in England, Sept. 6, 1939, after the air raid warning had sounded. Breakfast was in the family dugout--this one in a garden?with a gasmask hanging ready. (AP Photo)

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