Explore Interesting Facts, Wwii, and more!

Explore related topics

Dachau, Germany, Liberated inmates lying on benches, April-May 1945.

Dachau, Germany, Liberated inmates lying on benches, April-May

Because the Nazis wanted to keep Chlodna Street (an important thoroughfare) open, the ghetto was divided into two; originally joined by a street-crossing, the two parts of the ghetto were later connected by a wooden bridge.

Because the Nazis wanted to keep Chlodna Street (an important thoroughfare) open, the ghetto was divided into two; originally joined by a street-crossing, the two parts of the ghetto were later connected by a wooden bridge.

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945. A British social worker attached to the French Relief Service, Miss Joyce Parkinson from Croydon, with former women camp inmates, now hospital patients at Camp No 2, Hohne Military Barracks.

BU A British social worker attached to the French Relief Service Miss Joyce Parkinson from Croydon with former women camp inmates now hospital patients at Camp No 2 Hohne Military Barracks

Buchenwald, Germany, April 1945, Survivors in the camp.

Buchenwald, Germany, April Survivors in the camp.

Citizens of nearby Weimar are forced to see for themselves the atrocities inside the concentration camp at Buchenwald, in April 1945. The camp provided slave labor for the city’s arms industry.

Army soldiers show the German civilians of Weimar the corpses found in Buchenwald Concentration Camp, April 1945

The liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, January 27, 1945

The liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, 27 of January, 1945

Women of a small Russian village mourn over those killed by the Germans, 1943.

Russian women discover the corpse of a loved one among those massacred by the Germans. So sad :(

The child Josef Schleifstein poses with two survivors at Buchenwald. Josef spent three of his first four years as a prisoner in Buchenwald.  Though some of the SS guards treated him as a camp mascot of sorts, Josef was lined up with other inmates for execution, and only saved by his father's last second intervention.  Because the German's valued his father's leatherworking skills, Josef was allowed to survive.  He and his family emigrated to the U.S. in 1947.

The child Josef Schleifstein poses with two survivors at Buchenwald. Josef spent three of his first four years as a prisoner in Buchenwald. Though some of the SS guards treated him as a camp mascot of sorts, Josef was lined up with other inmates for execution, and only saved by his father's last second intervention. Because the German's valued his father's leatherworking skills, Josef was allowed to survive. He and his family emigrated to the U.S. in 1947.

Liberated prisoners from Dachau, the German concentration camp wave in joy. Those wearing striped uniforms are political prisoners whose fate was cremation if they had not been liberated by the US 7th Army, 7th May 1945

Liberated prisoners from Dachau, the German concentration camp wave in joy. Those wearing striped uniforms are political prisoners whose fate was cremation if they had not been liberated by the US Army, May 1945

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, MAY 1945. Former women inmates seated in a lorry which will take them to their accommodation in Hohne Military Barracks.

BU Former women inmates seated in a lorry which will take them to their accommodation in Hohne Military Barracks.

Pinterest
Search