The Loser – a drawing by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Auschwitz/Birkenau – Cremation Pit

Cremation Pit In 1944, when the four Birkenau Krematoria could no longer keep pace with the rate of...

Mauthausen Parachute Jump

(Photo credit: National Archives, USHMM Photo Archives) ...

Auschwitz/Birkenau – About Alan Jacobs

   About the author Alan Jacobs has been to Auschwitz and Birkenau many times. During those visits, he interviewed numerous survivors and took many photographs of...

Birkenau Quarantine Latrines

Birkenau Quarantine Latrines There was no privacy, very little water for washing and little or no opportunity for personal cleanliness in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Prisoners were often...