Holocaust Survivor – Poland – Harold Gordon

Synopsis The Last Sunrise by Harold Gordon My name is Harold Gordon now! But 55 years ago I was a (10) year old boy whose name...

Auschwitz/Birkenau – Anteroom to the Gas

Anteroom to the Gas The Hospital Block courtyard at Auschwitz. Previous Home Next ©1980, 1996 Alan Jacobsall rights...

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...
Jan Komski painting

Looking for scraps – a painting by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Mauthausen – The Disposing of the Murdered (2)

Krematorium stacks beside the roll call square. Double furnace in the basement. This photo, taken just after liberation, is of prisoners showing the same furnace to...

Mauthausen Commandant – Franz Ziereis

t Photo credit: Andras Tsagatakis Collection, USHMM. Mauthausen Commandant Franz Ziereis allowed his eleven year old son to shoot prisoners with a rifle from their front...

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...

Auschwitz/Birkenau – The Commandant’s Office

The Commandant's Office Once Commandant Rudolf Hoess's office. At the time this photograph was taken, this room was...
Jan Komski painting holocaust survivor

Appell (Roll Call) – a painting by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Auschwitz/Birkenau – Black Flower of Brzezinka

The Black Flower of Brzezinka The spotlight in...