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Today in WW2 history 1/25/40 - Oswiecim or Auschwitz Poland was chosen as a concentration camp site.

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I love you: Holocaust survivor salutes American soldier who saved him

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

VERY GRAPHIC PHOTOS of BERGEN-BELSEN Concentration Camp: At the Gates of Hell: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, April 1945 | LIFE.com

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Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust

Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. It includes a glossary, bibliography of web sites and books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more!

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Wedding rings of Holocaust victims. Just remember, this cannot be all of them. Each of these rings belonged to a person who had a family, a person they loved. This is one of the most haunting things I've ever seen.

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Piles of personal belongings left after mass extermination. (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives)

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33 Facts You Should Know About the Holocaust

33 Facts You Should Know About the Holocaust: Men selected for forced labour from amongst the Hungarian Jews in Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1944

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A pile of bodies left to rot in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, found after the camp was liberated by British forces (April 20, 1945). Some 60,000 civilians, most suffering from typhus, typhoid and dysentery, were dying by the hundreds daily, despite the frantic efforts by medical services rushed to the camp.

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