Holocaust / Shoah
Pictorial Introduction to the Holocaust
Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar
The most notorious and the best documented of these massacres took place on September 29–30, 1941, where in 33,771 Jews were killed in a single operation. The decision to kill all the Jews in Kiev was made by the military governor, Major-General Kurt Eberhard, the Police Commander for Army Group South. It is estimated that between 100,000 and 150,000 more lives were taken at Babi Yar.
- Holocaust Memorial Day - Stills Galleries - British Pathé
When Auschwitz was liberated, the Soviet Army found about 7,000 kilograms of human hair. This was only a fraction of the hair cut from the heads of the Jews at Auschwitz; the rest of the hair had been sent to the Alex Zink company in Bavaria to be made into various products.