Birkenau Men’s Barrack in BIIa, Quarantine

Birkenau Men's Barrack Wooden barrack at BIIa, and used throughout the camp, originally designed as a horse stable. People were forced to sleep as many...
Jan Komski Holocaust survivor art

The Death Brigade – a painting by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Mauthausen Window into Oblivion

This window looks into the the hall at one end of the bunker, the isolation unit. If the Mautahusen camp was the end of...

Evacuation – a drawing by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Birkenau Entrance Gate: Inside Out

This is the personnel entrance at Birkenau (Auschwitz II). Through it trucks with supplies and people were driven, as well as the ambulances with the...

Mauthausen Wiener Graben: Then and Now

Photo credit: Mauthausen Museum Archives, USHMM Photo Archives Black and white photo taken just after liberation of the camp on May 8, 1945 by American Gen....

Birkenau – Krematorium IV (#1)

Birkenau Krematorium IV This is a part of the device used to thrust bodies into the furnace. Krematorium IV was set on fire by the...

Birkenau – Women’s Barrack, BIb (#1)

Birkenau Barracks Women Barrack consisting of “sixty-two bays each with three ‘roosts’. A roost was originally supposed to hold three prisoners, but Bischoff’s numerology...

Birkenau – Krematorium IV (#3)

Birkenau Krematorium IV Ruins All that is left of Krematoriun IV. It was burned by the Sonderkommando in their revolt of October, 1944 and subsequently...

Auschwitz/Birkenau – National Socialist Totem

National Socialist Totem Such meticulous care merely to surround the innocent. Auschwitz I. Previous Home Next © 1980,...