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Jews, homosexuals and anti-nazi people being deported to concentration camps

An armed Nazi sentry stands guard as a train full of people enters the gate of a concentration camp during World War II.

Public execution before Jews are deported to concentration camps

Public execution of three Jews, Lodz, November 1939 God help America, it is coming

concentration camps in germany | Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Photographs taken by British troops on their arrival at Belsen concentration camp. (The Holocaust Centre)

In order to remove the evidence of the crimes of the Einsatzgruppen (Nazi mobile killing units) special units called Sonderkommandos were activated. They exhumed and cremated the corpses. Prisoners, mainly Jews, were ordered to undertake this gruesome task. The bodies were stacked and set alight. Workers then used bone crushing machines (pictured) or hammers to destroy all that remained and scattered or buried the ashes. After the task was completed, the workers were executed.

I've seen a lot of WWII images. -- Nazi bone-crushing machine used to grind human bones in order to obtain fertilizer in the Janowska concentration camp. August — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

SS chief Heinrich Himmler (front row, left) and Mauthausen commandant Franz Ziereis (second from left) inspect the Mauthausen concentration camp. Austria, April 27, 1941.

SS chief Heinrich Himmler (front row, left) and Mauthausen commandant Franz Ziereis (second from left) inspect the Mauthausen concentration camp.

The Dachau concentration camp first opened in 1933, six years before the start of World War II. The Dachau camp system grew to include nearly 100 sub-camps.

The Dachau Concentration Camp opened in 6 years before the actual start of world war II. However, over the course of the war it would expand to include almost 100 sub-camps.

Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland. One of the many concentration camps around Poland and surrounding country's.

Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland--- I've already been to Mauthausen, but I'd really like to see. Auschwitz as well.

Female prisoners in concentration camp Schoorl, The Netherlands on roll call.

Female prisoners in concentration camp Schoorl, The Netherlands on roll call.

An American soldier and a survivor show the gallows at Buchenwald. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Here's where they hang them at Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Ropes gone."

An American soldier and a survivor show the gallows at Buchenwald. The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Here's where they hang them at Buchenwald Concentration Camp.

Lodz, Poland, Women looking for edible roots in a field by the ghetto. Starvation and disease was a major factor in ghetto deaths

Lodz, Poland, Women looking for edible roots in a field by the ghetto. Starvation and disease was a major factor in ghetto deaths

Bodies of Jewish victims piled up for burning at Klooga, Estonia. Klooga was one of the work camps for Jews sent from Kaunas and Vilna in May 1943 to work in slate mining and on fortifications. When the war turned against Germany, special SS units were sent out to obliterate traces of German crimes. In September 1944, the arrival of Soviet forces interrupted the preparations for the burning of victims.

Bodies of Jewish victims piled up for burning at Klooga, Estonia. Klooga was one of the work camps for Jews sent from Kaunas and Vilna in May 1943 to work in slate mining and on fortifications. When the war turned against Germany, special SS units were sent out to obliterate traces of German crimes. In September 1944, the arrival of Soviet forces interrupted the preparations for the burning of victims.

Ravensbruck (1)

Ravensbrück was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. At the end of autumn Himmler decided to establish a concentration c.

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945  ~  A camp inmate, reduced by starvation to a living skeleton, delouses his clothes.

BU A camp inmate reduced by starvation to a living skeleton delouses his clothes April 1945

Aushwitz-Birkenau, Poland

'Ten Hours': A Short Story about a Holocaust Concentration Camp Prisoner

Jews boarding a transport, Dunaszerdahely, Hungary, 1944.

Holocaust History - Murder of Hungarian Jewry - Yad Vashem. Dunaszerdahely, Hungary, Deportation of Jews to Auschwitz on June 1944 Yad Vashem Photo Archives, « PreviousImage 3 of

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