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Corpses, stacked high in the Crematorium I storage chamber, awaited burial in the adjacent room. The burial was simple - in the fire and smoke of the furnaces. Prisoners, called Sonderkommando, or special squad, were forced to work in this place, on pain of death.

Survivor of Auschwitz Artist Jan Komski (Polish: - Crematorium I

Eva Kor is a Holocaust survivor and victim of Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical experiments on twins at Auschwitz. Mengele was given the name “Angel of Death,” because of his position as a SS physician in charge of selecting which new prisoners of the camp would be killed or selected for forced labor. Kor and her sister launched a search for other twins who survived Mengele’s experiments and located 122 individual survivors. She founded C.A.N.D.L.E.S. #Holocaust museum in Indiana.

Eva Kor is a Holocaust survivor and victim of Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical experiments on twins at Auschwitz. Mengele was given the name “Angel of Death,”

Took an average 15 minutes to die in the gas chambers

The floor drains in the Dachau gas chamber…

It was a festive event, always scheduled at the end of the Appell (roll call), and witnessed by the entire population of the camp. Everyone stood at attention and in complete silence.

'Hanging' ~ a drawing by Jan Komski (Polish, ~ It was a festive event, always scheduled at the end of the Appell (roll call), and witnessed by the entire population of the camp. Everyone stood at attention and in complete silence.

Holocaust Art

Judith Dazzio, artist Holocaust Paintings, Waiting In The Little Wood

Dans la chambre à gaz

David Olère (1902 – 1985, Polish-born French)

David Olère – Polish-born French) ~ "In the gas chamber" ~ As a Jew…

The last words of inmates at the death camp at Stutthof are carved into these walls.  Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 312

The last words of inmates at the death camp at Stutthof are carved into these walls. father in law survived stutthof

A washroom in Block 11--the "Death Block." Here condemned prisoners were made to undress before being shot.

A washroom in Block the "Death Block." Here condemned prisoners were made to undress before being shot.

Belgium coal miners crammed into a coal mine elevator coming up after a day of work circa 1900.

America in the Coal miners coming up after a day at work, Mingo county WV Not the US, note the wooden clogs.

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