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Auschwitz pictures by Jan Komski

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Birkenau – Krematorium III (#1)

Birkenau Gas Chambers of Krematorium III Collapsed roof of Krematorium III, with the unloading ramp on the right. This structure was a mirror image of...

Mauthausen -Little Ironies

  Prisoners were marched along this route through the town of Mauthausen from the train depot to the camp of the same name. Often children would...

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...

Birkenau – Ramp: The End of the Line

t Birkenau Ramp end Long trains of cattle cars hauled their cargo of humans to this unloading ramp inside Auschwitz-Birkenau, or to other ramps very close...

What Good Can Come of the Holocaust?

Being a hopeful Holocaust scholar, writing a Young Adult book on the Holocaust and being a Jew, the Holocaust is constantly in the corners of my...
Jan Komski painting

Eating and Starvation – painting by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Birkenau Entrance: The Hole in the World

This is the rail entrance to Birkenau, the largest killing center in the entire Nazi system. Beyond the gate is what is generally known as...

The Loser – a drawing by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Mauthausen memorial – Iron Spider

t   I don’t remember just where in the camp I found this but it seems to reveal just what it was that walking into a...