The Concentration Camps
The Stench of Inhumanity and Death

 

     << FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS   |   << DEPORTATION  |   CONCENTRATION CAMPS: WORK OR PERISH >>

A view of the barracks at Buchenwald concentration camp
THE BARRACKS AT BUCHENWALD
Railroad tracks leading to the entrance to Auschwitz
ENTRANCE TO AUSCHWITZ
A guard tower at Majdanek concentration camp
WOODEN GUARD TOWER AT MAJDANEK


Each one of the millions of Jewish men, women and children who lived during the time of World War II and the Holocaust had their own unique experiences. The majority of them who then lived in Europe perished, never having the opportunity to tell their story to anyone after the war and the defeat of Nazi Germany. Those who did somehow survive the war, their interment in one or more of the many concentration camps, were forced to bear the scars of their experiences, to try to come to terms with the horribly evocative memories of the deaths of family members and friends, and often the destruction of an entire Jewish community....

























 


 

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'Barracks at Buchenwald' photo courtesy of the USHMM.


 

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