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Auschwitz Revealed: Auschwitz Greatest Mysteries and Famous Survivor Stories Unveiled

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Map of the Holocaust in Europe during World War II, 1939-1945. This map shows all extermination camps (or death camps), most major concentration camps, labor camps, prison camps, ghettos, major deportation routes and major massacre sites.

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Map of Concentration Camps in Poland & Lithuania | Jewish Virtual Library | < 129° Litwa https://de.pinterest.com/dcasey6565/lithuania/

Rudolf Hoess the commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, is hanged next to the crematorium at the camp, 1947

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Portrait of Magdalene Kessal, 25, a domestic servant who served as SS girl at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Location: Bergen-Belsen, Germany, Date taken: May 1945

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The dwarves of Auschwitz

When Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev heard of a family of dwarves snatched from the gas chamber by Josef Mengele, it sounded incredible. But how to verify the testimony of Holocaust survivors? And should you even try?

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Irma Grese Defendant number 9, Irma Grese, dubbed the "Beast of Belsen" was convicted for crimes against humanity at the Belsen Trial and sentenced to death. She had been employed at various Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz and Belsen. At her trial survivors provided detailed testimony of murders, tortures, and other brutal behaviour towards prisoners, especially women. She was 22 years old when she was executed.

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Female SS camp guards remove bodies from lorries and carry them to a mass grave, inside the German Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 1945

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Famed Jewish stage actress, Nador Livia, sits outside Gusen concentration camp after being liberated. Mulhausen, Austria, 1945. (Ignatius Gallo)

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