Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers.  Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

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Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers. Today marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Never forget and never let this happen 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.

Tattooed arms from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps. 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.

the main gate of the auschwitz birkenau camp, poland ...

72 years ago today, in Auschwitz Concentration Camp was liberated. Look at the haunting sights of the vast camp.

Illustration of barbed wire progressively turning into roses by Irina Gliudza. (Photo: Fabrica)    Part of a commission to transform poems written by children in the Terezin concentration camp into works of art.    Also, 27 January is Holocaust Remembrance Day in the UK.

In pictures: Illustrating hope

Illustration of barbed wire progressively turning into roses by Irina Gliudza. (Photo: Fabrica) Part of a commission to transform poems written by children in the Terezin concentration camp into works of art. For Holocaust remembrence

world war II, concentration camp, child, behind the fence, sadness, history, NEVER FORGET, human destruction

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas If Sophie's Choice and Life Is Beautiful taught us anything, the surefire formula for a devastating tearjerker combines the Holocaust with child mortality, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas has both.

I could do this but with photos of words and phrases on my neck for my self portrait of things that are important or things I love.

Text Art: Marker used to write on person to create typography - identity project

A Holocaust Survivor's Story Of Her Time In A Concentration Camp Is Astounding

A Holocaust Survivor's Story Of Her Time In A Concentration Camp Is Astounding

HOLOCAUST CAMP

this is one of the concentration camps. they were huge in size they were made to hold millions of jewish citizens around the world

Every Yom HaShoah I am nauseated by the memes, the photos, the cries of ‘Never Again’, the videos of the Holocaust camp, piles of dead heaped alongside their shoes, glasses, clothes, gold teeth, and the surviving. Barely. Bare. Boned. Barely. The videos don’t haunt me. The thought of how they got there does. It mayRead More

Every Yom HaShoah I am nauseated by the memes, the photos, the cries of ‘Never Again’, the videos of the Holocaust camp, piles of dead heaped alongside their shoes, glasses, clothes, gold teeth, and the surviving. Barely. Bare. Boned. Barely. The videos don’t haunt me. The thought of how they got there does. It mayRead More

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust... We would be silent for eleven and a half years"

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust. We would be silent for eleven and a half years" (while I haven't done the math.the statement is deeply saddening)

Shark Island is a small island located off the coast of Nambia. It’s the site where over hundred years ago the Germans held a concentration camp which was also known as “Death Island”. Shark Island Concentration Camp is something like other African tragedies that is omitted from history  Over 10,000 African people from the Herero and Namaqua tribe were killed between 1905 to 1907. At the time Nambia was under the German empire

Hitler's Holocaust blueprint: A new book reveals how the Kaiser's Germany used concentration camps in Africa to advance their theories of racial supremacy

Shark Island is a small island located off the coast of Nambia. It’s the site where over hundred years ago the Germans held a concentration camp which was also known as “Death Island”. Shark Island Concentration Camp is something like other African traged

Artwork from the Holocaust camps, including the work of children. Thanks Matthew for the pin.

Children as well as adults documented events of the Holocaust through art. In this child's drawing, Jews are shown under armed guard, being pushed into a van which will take them to deportation trains. Era: During WWII

Mass grave at Bergen-Belsen, April 1945

At the Gates of Hell: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945

The Holocaust was a genocide in which some six million European Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, and the World War II collaborators with the Nazis. Mass graves like this one appear all over Europe at concentration camps.

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