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Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers.  Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

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Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers. Today marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Never forget and never let this happen again!

Flowers and candles are placed on the monument of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau during the marking of the 67th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)

Holocaust Memorial Day marked at Auschwitz

One of the saddest places I have been in my life, a really important visit. Honor those who perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau and other concentration camps

Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation

Auschwitz: enduring testament to Nazi horrors - Yahoo News File photo shows the main gate at the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland (AFP Photo/Janek Skarzynski)

Auschwitz-Birkenau - Oświęcim-Brzezinka - Poland NIEMIECKI nazistowski obóz koncentracyjny i zagłady Auschwitz german concentration camp - Poland Konzentrationslager Auschwitz Auschwitz Memorial / Muzeum Auschwitz

Auschwitz-Birkenau - Oświęcim-Brzezinka - Poland NIEMIECKI nazistowski obóz koncentracyjny i zagłady Auschwitz german concentration camp - Poland Konzentrationslager Auschwitz Auschwitz Memorial / Muzeum Auschwitz dit is een concentratiekamp

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

A poignant and moving article about visiting Auschwitz for the first time, including photos and a guide for first time visitors. >>>  This is the room of childrens shoes

Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp

A poignant and moving article about visiting Auschwitz for the first time, including photos and a guide for first time visitors. >>> This is the room of childrens shoes" I can't see this without thinking of the current genocide in America.

A woman weeps during the deportation of Jews from Ioannina, Greece,  on March 25, 1944. The deportation was enforced by the German army. Almost all of the people deported were murdered on or shortly after April 11, 1944, when the train carrying them reached Auschwitz-Birkenau Extermination Camp.

Fascinating Historic Photos That Caught Our Attention This Week

Greece, March A woman weeps during the deportation of Jews from Ioannina.The deportation was enforced by the German army. Almost all of the people deported were murdered on or shortly after April when the train carrying them reached Auschwitz-Birkenau.

"Orli Wald was a member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany. She was arrested in 1936 and charged with high treason, whereupon she served four and a half years in a women's prison, followed by "protective custody" in Nazi concentration camps until 1945, when she escaped. She was a prisoner functionary in the infirmary at Auschwitz-Birkenau and because of her helpfulness to Jewish and other prisoners, was called the 'Angel of Auschwitz'."

Orli Wald was a member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany. She was called the "Angel of Auschwitz".

The book, Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Place Where You Are Standing, contains 31 wartime pictures, matched to their present-day locations. It has been published in Polish and English versions by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland combines photographs taken in the death camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same location today.

Men lined up on the road between the holding camp for Jewish women from Hungary (sector BIIc) and the men's camp (sector BIId).

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

Men lined up on the road between the holding camp for Jewish women from Hungary (sector BIIc) and the men's camp (sector BIId)

Anny-Yolande Horowitz    Born on June 2, 1933 in Strasbourg.  Last lived at 21, rue Rode, Bordeaux.  Interned in the Lalande camp near Tours and then transferred to Drancy.  From there, she, her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age 7, were deported on Sept. 11, 1942 on Convoy 31.  Their destination: Auschwitz-Birkenau.    The Vichy Regime  (July 1940-August 1944) An ugly chapter in French history.

Anny-Yolande Horowitz, born on June 1933 in Strasbourg. Her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age were deported on Sept. 1942 to Auschwitz-Birkenau. How can this not break your heart?

BBC News has captured incredibly haunting overhead footage taken by a drone camera as it flew over the shuttered Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in honor of the 70th anniversary of the c...

Haunting Drone Footage of Former Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp Taken For 70th Anniversary of Its Liberation

Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi Concentration Camp. - Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi Concentration CampDrone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today - 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is.

Auschwitz-Birkenau - Gallery - Category: Poles - Picture: Józef Szajna  I wonder if this is a purple triangle

Auschwitz-Birkenau - Gallery - Category: Poles - Picture: Józef Szajna ~ His outfit displays the purple triangle identifying him as one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

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