May who had just undergone selection at Auschwitz-Birkenau and were classified as “not fit for work” in a grove before being gassed The vast majority had no idea what fate awaited them. (via Yad Vashem)
Auschwitz: Little girl and woman stand amongst dead bodies. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help us to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.
Execution of SS concentration camp physician Eduard Krebsbach who was convicted of war crimes at the Mauthausen trial. Krebsbach was an SS concentration camp physician who initiated the mass execution of ill and unfit prisoners by heart injections.
In the largest episode of forced migration in history, millions of German-speaking civilians were sent back to Germany from Czechoslovakia and other European countries after World War II, by order of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union.