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The Auschwitz numbers of my friend Anna Brunn Ornstein, in Auschwitz when she was 16. They are tattooed on my inner left forearm, with her permission & blessing, along with the Hebrew YIZKOR (Remember) & ZACHOR (Remind) because we must never allow the world to forget what the Nazis did to the European Jews, my family members among them.

The Auschwitz numbers of my friend Anna Brunn Ornstein, in Auschwitz when she was 16. They are tattooed on my inner left forearm, with her permission & blessing, along with the Hebrew YIZKOR (Remember) & ZACHOR (Remind) because we must never allow the world to forget what the Nazis did to the European Jews, my family members among them.

Jews who were classified as "not fit for work" waiting in a grove outside Crematorium IV before they were to be gassed. At this point, the Jews were exhausted and in a state of shock from the horrors of the journey and the selection process that they had just endured. The vast majority had no idea what fate awaited them.

These were the last relatively peaceful moments together, before being driven into the gas chambers and murdered. Jewish people from Hungary 1944

Jewish children wearing the compulsory yellow badge. In September 1943, they were deported to Auschwitz.<br>Antwerp, Belgium, 1943.

Jewish children wearing the compulsory yellow badge. In September they were deported to Auschwitz.

Inmates of Mauthausen on May 5, 1945, the day of liberation by American troops. A great many who survived to see the camp liberated, were unable to survive long thereafter, dying from the long-term effects of chronic disease, starvation, and inhuman maltreatment.

Inmates of Mauthausen on May the day of liberation by American troops. A great many who survived to see the camp liberated, were unable to survive long thereafter, dying from the long-term effects of chronic disease, starvation, and inhuman maltreatment.

Alfréd Israel Wetzler (10 May 1918[1]– 8 February 1988), who later wrote under the alias Jozef Lánik, was a Slovak Jew, and one of a very small number of Jews known to have escaped from the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust.

Alfréd Israel Wetzler May 8 February who later wrote under the alias Jozef Lánik, was a Slovak Jew, and one of a very small number of Jews known to have escaped from the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust.

Muslim dignitaries at Auschwitz to honor Jews killed during the Holocaust.

Muslim dignitaries at Auschwitz to honor Jews killed during the Holocaust.

Jewish women and children on the selection platform

Poland, Women and children standing on the selection platform, Birkenau concentration camp,

Deadly Smoke: The Worst Chemical Weapons Attacks of the 20th Century

Deadly Smoke: The Worst Chemical Weapons Attacks of the 20th Century

Auschwitz - Jewish Women and children on their way to the gas chamber

Jewish women and children walk to the gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Note how even the youngest female has had her head shaven. The hair was collected and sent back to the heart of the Reich for use in the war effort.

The Jews who just arrived are taking care of their property. How did the survivors of this horror manage to go on to lead any type of normal lives?  Many did but for many it was impossible. A friend from cub scouts parents both had numbers tatooed on thei

The Jews who just arrived are taking care of their property. How did the survivors of this horror manage to go on to lead any type of normal lives? Many did but for many it was impossible. A friend from cub scouts parents both had numbers tatooed on thei

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