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Row of Barracks at Majdanek. Photo taken in 1944 from the watchtower.

Row of Barracks at Majdanek. Photo taken in 1944 from the watchtower.

When the former commander Treblinka, Kurt Franz, was arrested in 1959, a search of his home yielded a scrapbook with horrific photos of the massacre titled “Beautiful Years. - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/when-theformer-commander-treblinka-kurt-franz-was-arrested-in-1959-a-search-of-his-home-yielded-a-scrapbook-with-horrific-photos-of-the-massacre-titled-beautiful-years.html

When the former commander Treblinka, Kurt Franz, was arrested in 1959, a search of his home yielded a scrapbook with horrific photos of the massacre titled “Beautiful Years. - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/when-theformer-commander-treblinka-kurt-franz-was-arrested-in-1959-a-search-of-his-home-yielded-a-scrapbook-with-horrific-photos-of-the-massacre-titled-beautiful-years.html

“Prisoners at the electric fence of Dachau concentration camp cheer American soldiers in Dachau, Germany in an undated photo. Some of them wear the striped blue and white prison garb. They decorated their huts with flags of all nations which they had made secretly as they heard the guns of the 42nd Rainbow Division getting louder and louder on the approach to Dachau.”

“Prisoners at the electric fence of Dachau concentration camp cheer American soldiers in Dachau, Germany in an undated photo. Some of them wear the striped blue and white prison garb. They decorated their huts with flags of all nations which they had made secretly as they heard the guns of the 42nd Rainbow Division getting louder and louder on the approach to Dachau.”

Poland, Standing by the trains awaiting deportation to the death camps.

Poland, Standing by the trains awaiting deportation to the death camps.

American soldiers  walking past rows and rows of corpses  at the Nordhausen concentration camp just after its liberation.  Location: Nordhausen, Germany   Date taken: April 1945

American soldiers walking past rows and rows of corpses at the Nordhausen concentration camp just after its liberation. Location: Nordhausen, Germany Date taken: April 1945

The fence of the Auschwitz I camp. You can see two lines of barbed wire fence which was electrified. Prisoners were not allowed to get close to the fence, that is why the "Halt" sign was there. Behind the wall the building of the so-called Old Theatre is visible. We hope that in the future it will be our Education Center.

The fence of the Auschwitz I camp. You can see two lines of barbed wire fence which was electrified. Prisoners were not allowed to get close to the fence, that is why the "Halt" sign was there. Behind the wall the building of the so-called Old Theatre is visible. We hope that in the future it will be our Education Center.

American Troops of the Third Army view a pile of ashes outside the crematorium of Buchenwald Prison Camp (b/w photo)

American Troops of the Third Army view a pile of ashes outside the crematorium of Buchenwald Prison Camp (b/w photo)

A room filled with shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp near Lublin in Poland

Now 20 SS concentration camp guards face justice almost 70 years after their crimes at Nazi prison which killed 360,000 Jews

A room filled with shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp near Lublin in Poland

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