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The main gate to Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp built in 1944 called “the Gate of Death”

The main gate to Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp built in 1944 called “the Gate of Death”

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall -1961

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall -1961

Jews arriving at Auschwitz from Hungary are lined up for selection on the Jewish Ramp. Right for Labor, left for the gas chambers. In late May, 1944. From the Auschwitz

Jews arriving at Auschwitz from Hungary are lined up for selection on the Jewish Ramp. Right for Labor, left for the gas chambers. In late May, 1944. From the Auschwitz

London, England after Germany began to brutally bomb its civilian  population. WWII.

London, England after Germany began to brutally bomb its civilian population. WWII.

Auschwitz II-Birkenau Concentration Camp. This is the main entrance  as viewed from the unloading ramp. Through this entrance train transports from twenty three countries arrived, bringing millions to their death.

Auschwitz II-Birkenau Concentration Camp. This is the main entrance as viewed from the unloading ramp. Through this entrance train transports from twenty three countries arrived, bringing millions to their death.

"Two Coast Guard-manned LST's open their great jaws in the surf that washes on Leyte Island beach, as soldiers strip down and build sandbag piers out to the ramps to speed up unloading operations." 1944.

"Two Coast Guard-manned LST's open their great jaws in the surf that washes on Leyte Island beach, as soldiers strip down and build sandbag piers out to the ramps to speed up unloading operations." 1944.

Inside of brick barrack at Sector BI in KL Auschwitz II-Birkenau. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)

Inside of brick barrack at Sector BI in KL Auschwitz II-Birkenau. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)

Auschwitz I  Main Camp Entrance Gate   As one enters the camp you pass under the infamous words "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Makes Freedom). Then, just beyond the gate and to the right, is where the band played to emaciated inmates as they left and returned from work.

Auschwitz I Main Camp Entrance Gate As one enters the camp you pass under the infamous words "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Makes Freedom). Then, just beyond the gate and to the right, is where the band played to emaciated inmates as they left and returned from work.

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