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Concentration camp of Birkenau – Help page

This exhibit is arranged around a map of Birkenau. On the map, you can see many places which are labeled with red rectangles. Each...

Birkenau BIIf Fence

Birkenau Bllf Fence Each of hundreds of thousands of these insulators in this camp, and the wire wrapped around each of them, reminds that the...

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...

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...

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....

Auschwitz/Birkenau – China

China Simple enamel containers, stacked and at rest now, in the Auschwitz Museum Archive. A multipurpose utility:...

Birkenau – The “Mexico” Fence

Birkenau Mexico Fence Small prisoner standing at attention during roll call. Map List of Photos Home Help Author

Concentration camp of Mauthausen – Credits

Photography and Captions- Alan ...
Jan Komski Holocaust survivor art

A Photo for the Album – drawing by Jan Komski

Visual record of life in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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...