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Treblinka, Poland, Smoke raises from the burning of corpses in the camp, 02/08/1943.

Treblinka, Poland, Smoke raises from the burning of corpses in the death camp,

Here, at Gardelegen Concentration Camp, the guards panicked as Allied forces drew closer. In an effort to stop the prisoners from escaping or being liberated by the advancing Americans the guards locked them inside the warehouses and burned them alive. By the time the American Army arrived to the camp, the warehouse was smoking and most of the prisoners were dead.

© Margaret Bourke-White, April The Holocaust of Gardelegen: German SS guards tried to burn between 500 and 1000 prisoners to prevent their being liberated by advancing Americans, Apr.

Krystallnacht

Kristallnacht: anniversary of world-changing 'Night of Broken Glass' - Religious Holidays

Michael Beniacar Nationality : Jewish  Residence : Paris, France  Death : July 1, 1944 Cause : Murdered in Auschwitz ( buried in Auschwitz death camp )  Age : 6 years

Michael Beniacar Nationality : Jewish Residence : Paris, France Death : July 1944 Cause : Murdered in Auschwitz ( buried in Auschwitz death camp ) Age : 6 years

Holocaust - “It’s hard to look at these things, and that’s why we must look at these things. They unleash within us a feeling of shame—shame not because we were the perpetrators but shame because we’re a member of the same species that perpetrated this crime. If you feel uncomfortable, that’s good. If we ever feel comfortable, if we ever feel easy, then something deeply and profoundly and morally within our humanity has been shattered and lost.”  One of the countless victims of camp…

Prisoners’ bodies laid out in mass graves #06362 USHMEMMUS

holocaust- disgusting how people who did this slept at night

Birkenau, Poland, May 1944, Jews waiting in a grove near gas chamber IV in Auschwitz

Holocaust History - Murder of Hungarian Jewry - Yad Vashem. Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, Jews waiting in a grove near gas chamber prior to their murder, May 1944 Yad Vashem Photo Archives, Image 1 of

Sobibor Death Camp:  To this day, the buffer still remains at the end of the former ramp.

Sobibor Death Camp: To this day, the buffer still remains at the end of the former ramp.

Irene Sendler.  Polish Catholic who during WWII smuggled 2500 infants and toddlers out of ghettos. She was eventually caught and she was beaten severely. But, she continued to fight for the children, even searching for surviving parents after the war.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Auschwitz-the room of suitcases left behind

Auschwitz-the room of suitcases left behind.what life is stored within these time capsules.

The face of Evil: Adolf Eichmann, bureaucratic mastermind of the Holocaust, regretted that he failed to exterminate all of Europe's Jews, saying "there was more we could have done"

Koch, Elvis, Eichmann Get Spotlight in Jewish Film Fest

News coverage discusses the defense strategy of attorney Robert Servatius as he represents Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi SS officer who organized Adolf Hitler's

"He who saves a single soul , saves the world entire"      The Jewish Inscription on Schindler’s ring given to him by the Jews at Brunnlitz.

"He who saves a single soul, saves the world entire" The Jewish Inscription on Oskar Schindler’s ring given to him by the Jews at Brunnlitz. Oskar Schindler, the Nazi, who bought Jews during WWII saving many lives.

gypsies waiting to be gassedThe gassing of the Gypsies at Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

Romani arrivals at the Belzec death camp await instructions. "A group of Gypsy prisoners, awaiting instructions from their German captors, sit in an open area near the fence in the Belzec concentration camp.

Ioannina, Greece. On 1944, Eftihia Batis and her children were deported to #Auschwitz

The Batis Family

On Eftihia Batis and her children were deported to Auschwitz. Only Artemis, the young girl survived the death camp and the death march. The rest of the family were immediately gassed.

Auschwitz-Suitcases

Remembering sacrifice and loss while walking through Auschwitz - National

Remembering sacrifice and loss while walking through Auschwitz

Kielce, Poland, Jewish refugees waiting to depart to the West after a pogrom in the city, 04/07/1946.

Survivors of the Kielce pogrom await their transfer out of Poland – Kielce, Poland, summer of 1946 On July a brutal pogrom was perpetrated in the town of Kielce, Poland. The local population feared that the few Jews who had survived the Holoca

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