The last seconds.....this picture truly breaks my heart. I can't imagine the things running through her mind, in the last few seconds of her & her child's life.  This is one of the most heartwrenching pictures I've ever seen.

The last seconds.....this picture truly breaks my heart. I can't imagine the things running through her mind, in the last few seconds of her & her child's life. This is one of the most heartwrenching pictures I've ever seen.

"Imre Kertész (b.1929) - Nobel Prize winner, as a kid in with concentration camp number.  Writer was a holocaust survivor who´s novel Sorstalanság is one of the best holocaust books ever written."

"Imre Kertész (b.1929) - Nobel Prize winner, as a kid in with concentration camp number. Writer was a holocaust survivor who´s novel Sorstalanság is one of the best holocaust books ever written."

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.

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.

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler: A WWII Hero's Story

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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2006 photo shows some of the 800,000 shoes found at Majdanek  (Photo Credit: Simon Robertson)  For further information see http://www.scrapbookpages.com/poland/majdanek/Majdanek03.html.

10,000 shoes at Majdanek death camp were burned

2006 photo shows some of the 800,000 shoes found at Majdanek (Photo Credit: Simon Robertson) For further information see http://www.scrapbookpages.com/poland/majdanek/Majdanek03.html.

Heartrending Release, 1945.  This once in a lifetime image depicts Holocaust survivors at the moment of realizing they are liberated. This is such candid, raw photo you would think it was taken on a cellphone at the spur of the moment.

Heartrending Release, 1945. This once in a lifetime image depicts Holocaust survivors at the moment of realizing they are liberated. This is such candid, raw photo you would think it was taken on a cellphone at the spur of the moment.

The crematory ovens at Buchenwald obviously could not keep up with burning such a large number of bodies, so after the bodies fell through the floor of the gas chamber, they were piled up higher than a building.  The article in the Greeley Tribune said that Hochman called Holocaust deniers “poison.”

Holocaust survivor tells Greeley, CO students about the gas chambers

The crematory ovens at Buchenwald obviously could not keep up with burning such a large number of bodies, so after the bodies fell through the floor of the gas chamber, they were piled up higher than a building. The article in the Greeley Tribune said that Hochman called Holocaust deniers “poison.”

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.

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.

Starving prisoners, nearly dead from hunger, used for "scientific" experiments at the Ebensee, concentration camp in Austria. The camp was liberated on May 7, 1945.

Starving prisoners, nearly dead from hunger, used for "scientific" experiments at the Ebensee, concentration camp in Austria. The camp was liberated on May 7, 1945.

World War II in Pictures: Holocaust | gas chamber the blue is from the gas used to murder

World War II in Pictures: Holocaust | gas chamber the blue is from the gas used to murder

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