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"I always see myself as a small girl. The small girl in me. I feel it cannot change. Even at the beginning of old age, I remember her--the little girl. I identify with her image and everything else I push away. [T]here is a great denial in me, the little girl in me refuses to disappear in the shadows of the years and the events chase me throughout my life...I listen to her endless story." Zosia Kerpholz (now Sophia Kalski).    Photo is of another girl at Loborgrod concentration camp…

Young Jewish girl inmate of the Jasenovac concentration camp. Established by the…

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* Gypsies - Ghetto Warschau 1940 * probably all killed by the Nazis.

Gypsies in the Warsaw Ghetto (Warschau), The nazis likely shipped them to a death camp.

An immensely powerful photo showing a Concentration camp inmate confronting a camp guard.  The look on the guard's face shows not remorse, but the meekness of a bully brought to judgement.  During the liberation of the camps, Allied troops occasionally turned their backs as inmates beat their former guards to death with anything at hand.  I can condemn neither the troops nor the inmates. The guards deserved much, much worse.

The Pattern of the Face of a Coward Dethroned. An immensely powerful photo showing a Concentration camp inmate confronting a camp guard. The look on the guard's face shows not remorse, but the meekness of a bully brought to judgement.

Deportation Railway - Theresienstadt (Terezin) Ghetto, Feb. 2012    Bahnhofstrasse - Railway branch line built by the prisoners and first used in   June 1943. Near the Hamburg barracks from which the transports left for Auschwitz.

Bahnhofstrasse - Railway branch line built by the prisoners and first used in June Near the Hamburg barracks from which the transports left for Auschwitz. copyright : Marco Restano tutti i diritti riservati - all rights reserved

Franz Stangl, commandant of the Treblinka killing center. Stangl holds a horsewhip.

Franz Stangl, commandant of the Treblinka killing center. Stangl holds a horsewhip. — The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives

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photo archive orchestre camp Auschwitz Stammlager

This and the gas chamber next to this room...the most confronting and scary thing I have experienced. When I walked into this room and the gas chamber, fear struck me. But the fear must of been minuscule compared to the innocent Jewish people who were sent into the gas chamber on the premise that they were 'taking a shower'.

Dachau Concentration Camp My Uncle was one of the first American groups that helped liberate Dachau. The effect it had on his life was horrid. He battled the horrors he saw his entire life.