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PRISONER TRANSPORTS AND INMATE FIGURES  Throughout its existence, prisoners were deported to the concentration camp Majdanek on a regu...

A mass grave uncovered at Majdanek


6 million Jews died during the Holocaust and some of them were shot,burned, or even gassed. This was one of the most terrible scenes ever to be seen

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "la marque des juifs durant la seconde guerre mondiale"

"Under Nazi Germany homosexual men had to wear a pink triangle. After the camps were liberated at the end of the Second World War, many of the pink triangle prisoners were simply re-imprisoned by the Allied-established Federal Republic of Germany".

"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".

Holocaust survivor Henia Bryer:  Now in her 80s, she fears younger generations lack knowledge of the Holocaust.     "I had an operation once and the anaesthetist comes and looks at [the tattoo on] my arm and he says, 'What is this?' And I said, 'That's from Auschwitz.' And he said, 'Auschwitz, what was that?'  And that was a young man, a qualified doctor," she says.

Henia Bryer: Prisoner number A26188

View of a row of corpses awaiting burial in the Mauthausen concentration camp following liberation. [Photograph #70154] Date: Tuesday, May 01, 1945 Locale: Mauthausen, [Upper Austria] Austria Photographer: Geroge Pippin

row of corpses in the Mauthausen concentration camp 1945 HORRIFIC part of our world's history!

A soldier dips his hands into a crate full of rings confiscated from prisoners in Buchenwald and found by American troops in a cave adjoining the concentration camp.  Original caption reads: "These are a few of the thousands of wedding rings the Germans removed from their victims in order to salvage the gold.  U.S. First Army troops found these rings, with watches, precious stones, eyeglasses, and gold teeth fillings, in a cave adjoining the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar…

This is one of the most haunting photos I have ever seen: hundreds of wedding rings removed by the Nazis from concentration camp victims.

Фото: Сержант Оукс (Британская армия) / Пресс-служба «Дома Метенкова» Охранник концентрационного лагеря Берген-Бельзен несет тело узника к месту массового захоронения. Германия, апрель 1945 года https://meduza.io/galleries/2015/04/12/triumf-i-tragediya

BU A German SS guard carries an emaciated corpse over his shoulder to one of the mass graves.

Holocaust Memorials Around The World -  Today (January 27) is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Holocaust Memorials Around The World

<b>This year’s UK Holocaust Memorial Day is also the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.</b> We take a look at a selection of Holocaust memorials from around the world.