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Jewish women and children who have been selected for death at Auschwitz-Birkenau, walk toward the gas chambers.

Homefront: This is the harsh reality for many On the Jewish Homefront; Jewish women and children who have been selected for death at Auschwitz-Birkenau, walk toward the gas chambers.

Having gone through the selection process, a Jewish woman and her children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau. Birkenau, part of the Auschwitz complex of camps (it was known as Auschwitz II) means "Birch Wood", and was named for the birch forest surrounding it.  Unlike Auschwitz I, which was the main camp, and Auschwitz III, Monovitz, or Buna, a factory work camp, Birkenau was used solely for extermination and cremation of human beings.  I can think of few images more terrible than this.

"Having gone through the selection process, a Jewish woman and her children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau. Birkenau, part of the Auschwitz complex of camps. Birkenau was used solely for extermination and cremation of human beings.

Zsuszi Freund-Zsuszi was only 7 when she was sadly murdered at Auschwitz-Birenkau in the spring of 1944.

Zsuszi Freund-Zsuszi was only 7 when she was sadly murdered at Auschwitz-Birenkau in the spring of 1944.

Devastation. So horribly sad.

STOP ALL WARS Russian children caught in the Blitz. Thousands of women and children suffered and died in this massive effort to stop Hitler.

Russian Jewish women help an elderly woman on the walk to the gas chambers at Auschwitz/Birkenau.

Russian Jewish women help an elderly woman on the walk to the gas chambers at Auschwitz/Birkenau.-Where Jews,Christians,gypsies,homosexuals & anyone who opposed Hitler were persecuted and murdered.

Strange as it may seem, there were pregnant women at the Auschwitz II death camp, aka Birkenau, who managed to escape the gas chambers and survive. From the moment that the Jews arrived at Auschwit…

Pregnant at Auschwitz — the story of Miriam Rosenthal

WWII: As a rule pregnant Jewish women were killed in the gas chamber. It was a big surprise that after the liberation of Kaufering I Concentration Camp the US army found seven women with their babies.

Jewish mothers and their children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau.  This was taken mid-1944, when the extermination process had been ramped up to full speed. Did these people know that death waited at the end of their walk?  By 1944, the adults, at least, must have known.  Even had they heard no rumors, the air itself must have been thick with the stink of burning flesh.

12 of 192 Birkenau, Poland, Jewish mothers and their children walking to the gas chambers,

Romani (Gypsy) children at Auschwitz subject to various terminal medical experiments.

Romani children in Auschwitz, victims of medical experiments. With pictures like this it angers me when people try to say that the Holocaust never happened. How can you deny that this happened?

Birkenau, Poland, An elderly Jewish man waiting for his death after a selection, 27/05/1944​.

An elderly man selected for death. In Birkenau, the elderly were almost immediately sent to the gas chambers as they were deemed "unfit for work". The face of someone's beloved grandfather, elderly father.

Auschwitz, Poland - The last moments of life as these fine people have been selected for immediate death through gas chambers c

Auschwitz, Poland - The last moments of life as these fine people have been selected for immediate death through gas chambers. Never forget!

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