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The Einsatzgruppen
The Einsatzgruppen were units sent to racially purifythe Eastern European front for the Nazis. This map is a tally of some of theirwork. Source: Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression – Washington, U.S. Govt. PrintingOffice, 1946, p. 773.


Daily Life in the Camps

Arrival at the train station atAuschwitz-Birkenau. SS select those for for work, while others are sent to thegas chambers. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum 


Mother and Children

A mother and children ontheir way to the gas chambers. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.Roll CallMorning count of the prisoners. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.


Prisoner Lineup

Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.


SS Women


Dachau Memorial Museum.


Quarry Workers Source:

Dachau Memorial Museum.


Behind Barbed Wire

Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.


A Young Prisoner

Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.


Work in the Armaments Factory

Source: Dachau MemorialMuseum.


Shot while attempting to escape

Source: Dachau Memorial Museum.


The Horror


Source: The Good Old Days -E. Klee, W. Dressen, V. Riess, The Free Press, NY, 1988.


A mass grave in the Bergen-Belsen camp. Source: The Belsen Trial – Edited by R. Phillips, William Hodge and Company, 1949.


Pit at Auschwitz
One of the cremation pits usedto burn the victims of the gas chambers in Auschwitz. Used mainly in the summerof 1944 when extermination was going so fast that the furnaces couldn’t handlethe number of corpses. The photo was taken by a member of the camp’s resistance (a member of a sonderkommando). This is one of only two images of Auschwitz taken by prisoners known to exist.Source: Auschwitz: Technique and operation of the gaschambers – J.C. Pressac, the Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, NY, 1989



Later Art: A. Paul Weber

        Source: A. Paul Weber, Hamburg,and the Dachau Memorial Museum.


“How with the wolves if you must” 1943


“The Informer” 1943


Evacuation March
April 26, 1945, beforeliberation, a march from Dachau, secretly photographed. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum



Death before Liberation
This was found on April 28, 1945, the day before Dachau was liberated.Source: Dachau Memorial Museum



Those who made it greeted the liberators. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum



Liberated Children Cheer
Ironically,there were no children in Dachau usually. These Russian children had beenbrought to be distributed and cheered the liberators. Source: Dachau MemorialMuseum



The Pain Lingers
Liberation was nota joyous event, just an end. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum



Two Girls
Their faces look into history. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum


Memorial at Yad Vashem
In honor of those who fought for freedom and those who didn’t make it. Source: The Write Thing



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