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The picture was taken by the Allies. This is Auschwitz II-Birkenau in summer of 1944. On the left the smoke is clearly visible. It comes from burning pits next to crematory V, where Germans burned bodies of murdered Jews. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)

The picture was taken by the Allies. This is Auschwitz II-Birkenau in summer of On the left the smoke is clearly visible. It comes from burning pits next to crematory V, where Germans burned bodies of murdered Jews.

The Auschwitz-Birkenau German death camp (1944-45)

The Auschwitz-Birkenau German death camp

Soldiers of the 45th U.S. Infantry Division compel young men belonging to a chapter of the Hitlerjugend, or Hitler Youth, to view one of many railway cars filled with corpses on the grounds of Dachau.

World War II - American troops force suspected Hitler Youth members to view the bodies found in rail cars at the Dachau Concentration Camp.

Betrayed by the husband of the woman hiding her, she was murdered along with her little sister Leana in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Eva Munzer: Betrayed by the husband of the woman hiding her, she was murdered along with her little sister Leana in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photo from Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA - Dose

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA

Hitler was fascinated by twins. This is Eva Mozes Kor, a survivor of medical experiments done on twins in Auschwitz during the Holocaust.

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he arrival and processing of an entire transport of Jews from Carpatho-Ruthenia, a region annexed in 1939 to Hungary from Czechoslovakia, at Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Poland, in May of

Inside a brick prisoners barrack. Such barracks were the first buildings at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp. /  (Theo van Geenen)

Inside a brick prisoners barrack. Such barracks were the first buildings at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp.

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The wrecked destroyers USS Downes and USS Cassin in Drydock One at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, soon after the end of the Japanese air.

"It is forbidden for Jews to breathe the air." City limit. Buckow, Germany.

An anti-Jewish street sign in Germany (stillunusual) Tags: germany germanhistory history nazi nazigermany thirdreich blackandwhite vintage holocaust shoah jew jews jewish antisemitism antijudaism jude juden street streetphotography

Inside one of the Gas Chambers at Mauthausen.  The original text reads:  "This is the gas chamber, note how it looks like a shower room." The Nazis went to great pains to keep up the deception that the Jews were being "resettled" or taken into "protective custody" right to the end.  The desperate and frightened people herded into gas chambers like this one, clung to the hope that the Nazis were telling the truth.

Inside one of the Gas Chambers at Mauthausen. The original text reads: "This is…

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