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Auschwitz, Poland, Women Being Lead to the Gas Chambers

Jewish women and children who have been selected for death walk in a line toward the gas chambers. This image was from an album of photographs documenting the arrival, selection, and processing of Jews from Subcarpathian Russia

"Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now" (via BBC) The juxtaposition of images is chilling

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today.

Romani ("Gypsy") children at Auschwitz, part of various medical experiments.  Most such experiments were terminal.

Romani children in Auschwitz, victims of medical experiments. With pictures like this it angers me when people try to say that the Holocaust never happened. How can you deny that this happened?

Surviving German refugees from the "death march" from Lodz, Poland. Ethnic Germans accused of collaborating with the Nazis were evicted from cities in Poland at the end of WWII, creating yet another version of a "death march." This group huddling at a Berlin train station are the only survivors of a group of 150 people who were forced to leave.

December Huddling in blankets the only survivors of an original 150 Polish people who walked from Lodz in Poland to Berlin hoping to find food and shelter. They are waiting by a railway track hoping to be picked up by a British army train and given help.

There are no perfect moms. Only real ones. New Baby Dove.

There are no perfect moms. Only real ones. New Baby Dove.

Campi di concentramento in Italia

Campi di concentramento in Italia

The selection (the option being murder or forced labor/medical experiments) at Auschwitz

The selection (the option being murder or forced labor/medical experiments) at Auschwitz

Johannes Kleiman (1896-1959) was one of the helpers who hid Anne  Frank and her family. Kleiman started working with Otto Frank in 1923. When the Frank family went into hiding, Kleiman was one of the helpers who took care of the family. After the arrestation of the Frank family, Kleiman was imprisoned in the Dutch concentration camp of Amersfoort. After the war he kept working for Otto Frank until his death in 1959.

Johannes Kleiman (1896-1959) was one of the helpers who hid Anne Frank and her family. Kleiman started working with Otto Frank in 1923. When the Frank family went into hiding, Kleiman was one of the helpers who took care of the family. After the arrestation of the Frank family, Kleiman was imprisoned in the Dutch concentration camp of Amersfoort. After the war he kept working for Otto Frank until his death in 1959.

Auschwitz, the last stop before the gas chambers - from the Auschwitz Album

May who had just undergone selection at Auschwitz-Birkenau and were classified as “not fit for work” in a grove before being gassed The vast majority had no idea what fate awaited them. (via Yad Vashem)

The fences & crematorium at Auschwitz where between 1 & 2 1/2 million people were exterminated, at this camp alone.  The crematorium is where the bodies were burned.

Auschwitz Fences and Crematorium: Fences surround the concentration camp at Auschwitz. An estimated to people were exterminated at the camp. A row of chimneys tops the crematorium, were bodies were burned.

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