Mauthausen – The Wailing Wall

Newly arrived prisoners were subjected to an initiation ritual: standing at attention facing this wall while chained to iron rings; this for at least...

Birkenau – Krematorium III (#2)

Birkenau Gas Chambers of Krematorium III Part of the collapsed structure of Krematorium III, destroyed by the Nazis in an effort to hide their crimes. Map...

Mauthausen concentration camp gas chamber – To the Gas

  (Photo credit: National Archives, USHMM Photo Archives) There were many different ways to kill prisoners at Mauthausen and at first gassing was not needed. But...

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 – Roll Call

Roll Call Prisoners' wooden shoes at the Auschwitz Museum Archives. They were the source of much pain, suffering...

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...

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 – Shoes

Shoes Taken inside a huge glass case in the Auschwitz Museum. This represents one day's collection at the...

Birkenau Gate to the Women’s Camp: Now & Then

Birkenau Gate to the Women’s Camp The gate at BIb where women prisoners were marched from their barracks to and from slave-labor. This drawing is one...

Mauthausen – A Grate into Hell

Grate over the Krematorium in the roll call square. Map List of Photos Home Help Credits