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Children prisoners of the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in... News Photo | Getty Images

Children prisoners of the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in... News Photo | Getty Images

Two new histories show how the Nazi concentration camps worked // Prisoners break up clay for the brickworks at Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg, in 1939.

How the Concentration Camps Worked

Two new histories show how the Nazi concentration camps worked // Prisoners break up clay for the brickworks at Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg, in 1939.

This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

Nazi Concentration Camps Uncensored - Part 2

Nazi Concentration Camps Uncensored - Part 2

Rescued inmates at nazi concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 near Ludwigslust. [2000 × 1591] - Imgur

Rescued inmates at nazi concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 near Ludwigslust. [2000 × 1591]

Rescued inmates at nazi concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 near Ludwigslust. [2000 × 1591] - Imgur

The Aufseherinnen were female guards in Nazi concentration camps during The Holocaust. Of the 55,000 guards who served in Nazi concentration camps, about 3,700 were women.  In 1942, the first female guards arrived at Auschwitz and Majdanek from Ravensbrück. The year after, the Nazis began conscripting women because of a guard shortage.  The German title for this position, Aufseherin (plural Aufseherinnen) means female overseer or attendant.

The Aufseherinnen were female guards in Nazi concentration camps during The Holocaust. Of the 55,000 guards who served in Nazi concentration camps, about 3,700 were women. In 1942, the first female guards arrived at Auschwitz and Majdanek from Ravensbrück. The year after, the Nazis began conscripting women because of a guard shortage. The German title for this position, Aufseherin (plural Aufseherinnen) means female overseer or attendant.

Her Royal Highness Princess Mafalda of Savoy (1902-1944). Princess Mafalda died a horrible death in the Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald.

Her Royal Highness Princess Mafalda of Savoy (1902-1944). Princess Mafalda died a horrible death in the Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald.

Miniature bible smuggled into Nazi concentration camps by Jehovah's Witness prisoners

Miniature bible smuggled into Nazi concentration camps by Jehovah's Witness prisoners

"I believe in the sun even when it is not shining...in love even when I am alone...and in God even when He is silent."

"I believe in the sun even when it is not shining...in love even when I am alone...and in God even when He is silent."

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